Sarcophagus of Meresankh II

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2625–2500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, tomb G 7410-7420: G 7410 B

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 93.2 x 85.5 x 225 cm (36 11/16 x 33 11/16 x 88 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.441a-b

Medium or Technique

Granite

On View

George D. and Margo Behrakis Gallery (Gallery 207)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Red granite. Coffin and lid of Meresankh II. Inscribed on all four sides.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7410-7420: G 7410 B. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: July 7, 1927)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition