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Outer coffin lid of Tahsenetnethor

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22–25
945–660 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 187 cm, W. 56 cm .

Accession Number

72.4835c

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Out on Loan

On display at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, since May 8, 1974

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Outer coffin lid of Ta-Senet-Net Hor. Anthropoid. Exterior is undecorated. Finely featured nose and mouth of the face in high relief. Tripartite wig has long front lappets. Good condition, intact, with only minor losses. Many water marks on wood.

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