Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb 2220 B
Overall: 96 x 99.5 x 240.5 cm, 766.6 kg (37 13/16 x 39 3/16 x 94 11/16 in., 1690 lb.) Interior length: 209.5 cm Interior width: 69 cm Height box: 82 cm Height lid: 14 cm Weight box: 1277 lbs Weight lid: 413 lbs
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Finely crafted of cedar wood, the exterior and interior panels of this coffin are undecorated. Knotholes in the wood were patched over and the panels were fitted together with round wooden pegs. See pegs, 33-4-21.1-3.
From Giza, tomb G 2220 B. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1933: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: May 27, 1987)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition