Coffin of Heneteni, S14C


knowledge domains
Present location
Africa » Egypt » Cairo » Egyptian Museum

Inventory number: JdE 44981

Find spot
Between Cairo and Assiut » Between Asyut and Deir Durunka » Asyut
Era and Dynasty Dates » Pharaonic Period » Middle Kingdom » 12th Dynasty
Text type
Magic spells
Organic » Wood
Object type
Artefact » Container » Coffin
Hieroglyphs » Cursive Hieroglyphs
Egyptian-Coptic » Egyptian » Middle Egyptian

- de Buck 1961: A. de Buck, The Egyptian Coffin Texts. VII. Texts of Spells 787-1185, Oriental Institute Publications 87 (Chicago/Ill 1961), VII 94m–98p.

Bibliographic references

- Allen 1950: T. G. Allen, Occurrences of Pyramid Texts with Cross Indexes of These and Other Egyptian Mortuary Texts, Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization 27 (Chicago 1950).

- Barguet 1986: P. Barguet, Les textes des sarcophages égyptiens du Moyen Empire (Paris 1986), 321–324.

- Carrier 2004: C. Carrier, Textes des sarcophages du Moyen Empire égyptien. Tome III: spells [788] à « [1186] ». Annexes et index (Monaco 2004), 1906–1911.

- Faulkner 1978: R. O. Faulkner, The Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts. Volume III Spells 788–1185 & Indexes (Warminster 1978), 47–51.

- Hannig 2006: R. Hannig, Zur Paläographie der Särge aus Assiut, Hildesheimer Ägyptologische Beiträge 47 (Hildesheim 2006), 79, 81–82, 214–216, 491–493.

- Kahl 2007: J. Kahl, Ancient Asyut. The First Synthesis after 300 Years of Research, The Asyut Project 1 (Wiesbaden 2007).

- Kamal 1916: A. Kamal, Fouilles à Deir Dronka et à Assiout (1913-1914), in: Annales du Service des antiquités de l’Égypte 16, 65–114, here: 110 (No. 142).

- Lapp 1993: G. Lapp, Typologie der Särge und Sargkammern von der 6. bis 13. Dynastie, Studien zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altägyptens 7 (Heidelberg 1993), Cat.-No. S85.

- Lesko 1979: L. H. Lesko, Index of the Spells on Egyptian Middle Kingdom Coffins and Related Documents (Berkeley 1979).

- Stegbauer 2015: K. Stegbauer, Magie als Waffe gegen Schlangen in der ägyptischen Bronzezeit (Borsdorf 2015), 176–183 (Spell 16 = CT 885) (

- Wild 1971: H. Wild, Note concernant des antiquités trouvées, non Deir Dronka, mais dans la nécropole d’Assiout, in: Bulletin de l’Institut français d’archéologie orientale 69, 1971, 307–309.

- Willems 1988: H. Willems, Chests of Life. A Study of the Typology and Conceptual Development of Middle Kingdom Standard Class Coffins (Leiden 1988).

- Willems 1996: H. Willems, The Coffin of Heqata (Cairo JE 36418), Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 70 (Leuven 1996).

- Zitman 2010a: M. Zitman, The Necropolis of Assiut. A Case Study of Local Egyptian Funerary Culture from the Old Kingdom to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Text, Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 180 (Leuven/Paris/Walpole 2010).

- Zitman 2010b: M. Zitman, The Necropolis of Assiut. A Case Study of Local Egyptian Funerary Culture from the Old Kingdom to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Maps, Plans of Tombs, Illustrations, Tables, Lists, Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 180 (Leuven/Paris/Walpole 2010).

A complete bibliography can be found here.

Dr. Katharina Stegbauer
Author of metadata
Dr. Peter Dils

Translation and Commentary

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