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  • Mummy of the Chief Treasurer Ukhhotep, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1991–1786 b.c.)
    Egyptian; From Meir
    Wood, gold leaf, Egyptian alabaster, obsidian, and various organic materials; L. 6 ft. 5 in. (195 cm), W. 1 ft. 7 in. (48 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1912 (12.182.132)
    The mummy has a well-modeled wooden mask with a gilded face. The headdress and beard are painted blue and the eyes have been inlaid with stone. The inscribed wooden coffin in which the mummy was found is also on display in the Museum's Egyptian galleries.
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  • Mummy of the Chief Treasurer Ukhhotep, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1991–1786 B.C.)
    Egyptian; From Meir
    Wood, gold leaf, Egyptian alabaster, obsidian, and various organic materials; L. 6 ft. 5 in. (195 cm), W. 1 ft. 7 in. (48 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1912 (12.182.132)

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