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Fragment of coffin

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga ed-Deir

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 68 x 28 x 6 cm (26 3/4 x 11 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1830

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Fragment of end of coffin with bevelled edges and three pegs protruding from the base; hieroglyphs inscribed on both sides

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Deir. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition