Fragments of coffin

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 22 cm (6 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4803

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Yellow brown; vertical columns of hieroglyphics in bas-relief and dark brown in color; ragged edges. Many fragments and one larger section of front.
Hieroglyphs (the fragments from the top across):
1- … Hr-pw ms n… (Hr-pw born of …)
2- … D(d) mdw n QbH-snw.f.. (Recitation for (by) QbH-snw.f)
… dwAW xm.I …
… D(d) mdw n dwA-mwt.f Ink … (Recitation for dwA-mwt.f. I am …)
3- … (W)sir xnty-imnty nTr aA … (Osiris, xnty Imnty, the Great God …)
4- … PA-Sd … (PA-SD …)
5- … (W)sir PA … (Osiris PA …)
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7-
8- … ii.n dr xft sp 4 Wsir (I have come so that I might punish your enemies, to be recited four times, “O” Osiris …)
… wi mAa xrw m Imnt nfrt n … (me, the vendicated in the Beautiful West of…)
… sA,k Hr mry.k Wsir. ( Your son Horus, your beloved, Osiris)
9- … sA.i (my son)
… Dd mdw imAx … (Recitation, the reverede)
… mry Ist (?)… (The beloved of Isis (?))
10- … psSn.Tn Hr.i … ( They pass by me)

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way