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Fragment of a coffin

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Dimensions

84 x 5 cm (33 1/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.816e

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One large fragment of a coffin with traces of paint

Provenance

From Bersha, Egypt. Tomb 10a: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition