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Coffin

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17
Date:
ca. 1640–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 37/78, Courtyard, north side, Carnarvon/Carter excavations
Medium:
Sycomore wood, stucco, paint, paraffin
Dimensions:
l. 197 cm (77 9/16 in); w. 50 cm (19 11/16 in); h. 66 cm (26 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.181.298a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated lower Asasif by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1911-1912. Retained by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Purchased from the Egyptian Government by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1912.

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