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One painted fragment of a coffin

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width: 28 x 20.8 cm (11 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4809

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Scarab in black; two uraei in white, red, and greenish black; circle above with white border, red ground, and figures in white; one side is broken; two additional broken fragments with gesso (also numbered: 561, W282, W284).

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
(Accession Date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way