Lid of inner coffin of Henettawy

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
1070–945 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el Bahari, MMA tomb no. 60

Dimensions

Length: 187 cm (73 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.640b

Medium or Technique

Wood, gesso, paint, and varnish

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Lid of inner anthropoid coffin of Princess Henettawy, daughter of Men-Kheper-Re and of Iset-em-Kheb; face and hands missing; wood, stuccoed and painted, modern repair at foot end. Shiny varnish; colors of scenes and hieroglyphics perserved well.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, near temple of Hatshepsut (MMA tomb 60). 1924: excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition under Herbert E. Winlock; 1952: lent to the Museum of Fine Arts by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; 1954: given to the Museum of Fine Arts by exchange, May 13, 1954.
(Accession Date: May 13, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Exchange