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Model coffin

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Pyramid Temple of Senwosret I, Causeway, Northern lane, MMA excavations, 1911–12
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
l. 28 cm (11 in); w. 14 cm (5 1/2 in); h. 16 cm (6 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.151.763a, b
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Arnold, Dieter, Dorothea Arnold, and Peter F. Dorman 1988. The South Cemeteries of Lisht, vol. I: The Pyramid of Senwosret I, Publications of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition, 22. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 34-36; p. 147.

Dorman, Peter F. 1988. "Appendix I: The Inscriptions of the Model Coffins of Wahnoferhotep and Bener." In The South Cemeteries of Lisht, vol. I: The Pyramid of Senwosret I, edited by Dieter Arnold. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 147–9.

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