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Fragment of a joist from coffin of Djehutynakt

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht), chamber

Dimensions

45 cm (17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-132a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Fragment of a joist from coffin of Djehutynakt, perhaps from the funerary sledge 15-5-1

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 5, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition