Coffin Panel of the Official Djehuty-Nakht Artist: Unknown

Medium

Lebanese cedar

Dimensions

12 × 3 1/4 × 38 in. (30.48 × 8.26 × 96.52 cm)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Accession Number

1937.5903g

Culture
Period

Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Ex coll. Andre Bircher; purchased from Bircher in Cairo in January 1920 by Ludow Bull; said to be from El-Bersheh.
Bibliography
  • James Prosek and Edith Devaney, James Prosek: Art, Artifact, Artifice, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2020), 104, pl. 83
  • Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 72, no. 37, ill
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Inscriptions

Exterior: titles and name of deceased, reading R to L.\r\nInterior: polychrome band across top and along sides; 2 lines of 3 line inscription, a text of the goddess Nut, reading from L to R.\r\n\r\nim,hy sd,wty-bity Dhwty-nht nb im,hw

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