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Miniature coffin for funerary figurine of queen Neferu

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Reign:
reign of Mentuhotep II, early
Date:
ca. 2051–2030 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Neferu (TT 319, MMA 31), corridor, MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Wood, paint, linen
Dimensions:
l. 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in); w. 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in); h. 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.3.243b, c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 105
Museum excavations 1923–24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

Winlock, Herbert E. 1924. "The Egyptian Expedition 1923-1924: The Museum's Excavations at Thebes." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 12 (December, Supplement), p. 12, fig. 9.

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