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Fragment of a coffin

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B, debris

Dimensions

50 x 2 cm (19 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.835e

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One fragment inscribed with hieroglyphs

Provenance

From Bersha tomb 10, pit B. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 20, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition