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Fragment of a coffin

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 7 x 8.5 x 52 cm (2 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.835a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One painted fragment of a coffin slightly decorated with hieroglyphs and coated with gesso

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Shaft 10 B. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition