Mummy and funerary mask of Pepyseneb, called Ity

Late Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period
2323–2040 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, Tomb 5114, Shaft C


Length: 165 cm (64 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Human remains, linen, cartonnage

Not On View


The Ancient World


Organic remains

Human mummy wrapped in its original linen wrappings, with painted cartonnage mask; somewhat damaged. The mummy lies in its original position on the left side, in coffin 25.1513a-b.


From Sheikh Farag, tomb 5114 shaft C. 1923: 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: December 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition