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Inner anthropoid coffin of Hapiankhtifi

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir, Tomb of Hapiankhtifi, Khashaba excavations, 1910–12
Sycomore wood, paint, bitumen, cloth, gold leaf
l. 174.7 cm (68 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1912
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112
Excavated by A. Kamal for Said Bey Khashaba, 1911. Acquired by Khashaba in the division of finds. Purchased for the Museum by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1912.

Kamal, Ahmed Bey 1914. "Rapport sur les fouilles exécutées dans la zone comprise entre Déirout au nord et Déir-el-Ganadlah au sud." In Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte, 14, fig. 15, pp. 82–6.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 312, fig. 203.

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