Coffin Fragment



Fragment from a long side of a rectangular shaped coffin. Painted striped horizontal border with row of hieroglyphic inscription above that reads, "Osiris Lord of Djedu". Marked by the excavator with the tomb number "53". From Beni Hasan, cemetery below the Middle Kingdom rock-cut tombs: excavated by John Garstang of the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology, 1902-1904. Gift of the Beni Hasan Excavation Committee 1904 (Nowich inv. 29.04). John Garstang, 'Burial Customs of Ancient Egypt' (London, 1907) p. 213 "Tomb of Neter-nekht".