Head end of the inner coffin of Governor Djehutynakht

Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
2010–1961 B.C.

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


Width x height x depth: 65 x 66 x 11 cm (25 9/16 x 26 x 4 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World


Coffins and sarcophagi

End of inner coffin no. 5, inscribed and decorated with model vases, two headrests, etc.; also inscribed one one side edge.


From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 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. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition