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Outer Coffin of Nephthys

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir
Medium:
Sycomore and ziziphus wood
Dimensions:
L. 202.8 cm (79 13/16 in); w. 53.2 cm (20 15/16 in); H. of lower part 61.9 cm (24 3/8 in); h. of cover 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in); h. of bottom cleats 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in); th. of walls 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.150.15a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112
Excavated by Ahmed Kamal in excavations sponsored by Sayyid Khashaba at Meir, 1910. Received by Khashaba in the division of finds. Purchased from Khashaba by the Metropolitan Museum, 1911.

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