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Outer coffin of Senebtisi

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, late–early 13
Date:
ca. 1850–1775 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Senwosret (758), Pit 763, burial of Senebtisi, MMA excavations, 1907–08
Medium:
Coffin: cedar, paint, gold leaf; Eye panel: gold leaf over stucco, travertine (Egyptian alabaster) and obsidian
Dimensions:
L. 194 cm (76 3/8 in); w. 55 cm (21 5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.200.45a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Lythgoe, Albert M. 1907. "The Egyptian Expedition III." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 2, no. 10 (October), p.165, fig. 3; p. 166, figs, 4 & 5.

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