Outer coffin lid of Tahsenetnethor

Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22–25
945–660 B.C.


Legacy dimension: Length: 187 cm, W. 56 cm .

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Out on Loan

On display at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, since May 8, 1974


The Ancient World


Coffins and sarcophagi

Outer coffin lid of Ta-Senet-Net Hor. Anthropoid. Exterior is undecorated. Finely featured nose and mouth of the face in high relief. Tripartite wig has long front lappets. Good condition, intact, with only minor losses. Many water marks on wood.


By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way