Lid of a canopic box of Djehutynakht

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 - early Dynasty
2010–1961 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Dimensions

Width x height: 51.5 x 53.5 cm (20 1/4 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.422

Medium or Technique

Cedar

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Three fragments forming the lid of the box, bearing traces of inscriptions giving the name and titles of Djehutynakht.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb of Djehutynakht, tomb 10, shaft A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition