Mummy of Ukhhotep, son of Hedjpu
- Middle Kingdom
- Dynasty 12
- ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
- From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Khashaba excavations, 1910-11; Probably from Meir, Tomb of Ukhhotep
- Human remains, linen, mummification material, painted and gilded cartonnage, obsidian, travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
- l. 196.2 x w. 50.8 x d. 33 cm (77 1/4 x 20 x 13 in.)
(depth measured at nose of mask)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1912
- Accession Number:
The mummy of the Chief Treasurer Ukhhotep was found inside a rectangular coffin. It was laid on its left side with its face toward the eye panel. The head of the mummy is covered by a well-modeled wooden mask with a gilded face. The headdress and beard are painted blue and the eyes have been inlaid with stone.