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Lid of wood anthropoid coffin; head, elaborate collar, winged Isis, and nine columns of incised inscription; much decayed, waxed in field.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Coffins and sarcophagi
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7652 A, room II
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: H. 2.060
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Period
    Greco-Roman Period, Ptolemaic
  • Owner
    Gemhep (in G 7652)
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1929: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7652

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Zivie-Coche, Christiane M. Giza Au Premier Millenaire: Autour du temple d'Isis dame des pyramides. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1991, p. 274 (misidentified as 29-7-40), pl. 46.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Gemhep (in G 7652)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Wood anthropoid coffin (MFA 29.1860a + MFA 29.1860b) inscribed for Gemhep; found in G 7652 A II.