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One large fragment of a coffin

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Dimensions

Length: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-817d

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One large, cylinder-like, undecorated fragment of a coffin or sledge

Provenance

From Egypt. 19b, 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition