Lid of inner coffin of Henettawy
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el Bahari, MMA tomb no. 60
Length: 187 cm (73 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood, gesso, paint, and varnish
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
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.
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)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Exchange