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Side panel of the coffin of Pepi-ima

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This side panel to the wooden box coffin of Pepi-ima is painted and inscribed. The field is occupied primarily by a frieze of offerings for the deceased, including sandals, foodstuffs, a knife, oils, chests, and beaded collars. Groups of offerings are interspersed with columns of black painted...

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From Naga el-Deir, tomb N.4003. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government. (Accession Date: June 21, 1995)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 9–11, 2100–2061 B.C.


Naga el-Deir, Egypt


Length x Height: 208 x 49.5 cm (81 7/8 x 19 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi