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Fragments of a coffin

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Dimensions

16 x 6.6 cm (6 5/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-807f

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Two fragments of a coffin; one with traces of unpainted coffin texts (may fit together?)

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha. 1915: 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