Middle coffin of Lady 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)


Length x width x height: 243 x 85 x 89 cm (95 11/16 x 33 7/16 x 35 1/16 in.)

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Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)


The Ancient World


Coffins and sarcophagi

Middle coffin of Lady Djehutynakht, decorated with spells from the Coffin Texts. The decoration is similar to that on the coffins of her husband Djehutynakht; however, her coffins lack texts from the Book of Two Ways.


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)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition