Mummy of Ukhhotep, son of Hedjpu

Middle Kingdom

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112

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.

Mummy of Ukhhotep, son of Hedjpu, Human remains, linen, mummification material, painted and gilded cartonnage, obsidian, travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

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mummy and coffin