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funerary equipment




coffin, inner, of User-het, inscribed

Field Collection

Beni Hasan Egypt


width 41.2 cm


Twelfth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom


1991 B.C. — 1783 B.C.


  1. inscription
    Translation: Words spoken : 'O Osiris warrior User-het, your mother Nut spreads herself over you in her name of 'Coverer of heaven'. May she cause that you are as a god and no enemy will touch him with any evil thing in her name of ? uniter'


  1. Garstang, J.
    Burial customs of ancient Egypt; as illustrated by tombs of the Middle Kingdom, being a report of excavations made in the necropolis of Beni Hasan during 1902-4
    [comments: fig.181]
  2. (1995)
    [comments: no.14, p.36]
  3. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1988) Pharaohs and mortals; Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1988) Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: No.72]
  4. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind L.B.
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.4, Lower and Middle Egypt (Delta and Cairo to Asyût)
    [comments: p.162]
  5. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1988) Pharaohs and mortals; Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1988) Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: cat. #70]



Accession Number

E.88.1903 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 50697; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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