Coffin of the Lady of the House Neby
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Beni Hasan, Tomb 294
Length x width x height: 214 x 51.4 x 51.4 cm (84 1/4 x 20 1/4 x 20 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Rectangular wooden coffin, with elaborately painted false door and pair of eyes at the head end of the left side. Otherwise, the only decoration is composed of a line of hieroglyphic text around. At the head and foot of the coffin are prayers addressed to Isis and Nephthys. The floorboard is missing.
From Beni Hasan, tomb 294. Excavated by John Garstang between 1902 and 1904; 1904, given to the MFA by the Beni Hasan Excavations Center.
(Accession Date: May 27, 1987)
Gift of the Beni Hasan Excavations Center