Foot end panel from the outer coffin of Djehutynakht

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
2010–1961 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 115 x 116 x 16 cm (45 1/4 x 45 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1825

Medium or Technique

Cedar

On View

Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Interior foot end of Djehutynakht’s outer coffin (coffin 4). Decorated with a painted border of hieroglyphs. The remaining space is filled with incised spells from the Coffin Texts.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. May 1915: 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.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition