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Coffin of Gemhep

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7652 A

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Height 2.060

Accession Number

29.1860a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Anthropoid outer coffin.
Head, elaborate collar, winged Isis, and nine columns inscription incised. Much decayed. Waxed in field.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7652 A. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition