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Three small fragments of a coffin

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Dimensions

20 x 3 cm (7 7/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-441a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Three small decorated fragments of a coffin with traces of paint

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, terrace debris in front of Tomb 13, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition