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Fragments of a coffin

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2160–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 6 x 3 x 35 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.835o

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Two decorated fragments of a coffin with gesso, joining, and one non-joining, decorated fragment.

Provenance

From Deir el-l Bersha, Egypt, shaft19A: 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