M23C, Coffin of an unknown person

Metadata

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

Inventory numbers: CG 28076

Find spot
Between Cairo and Assiut » Between el-Amarna and Asyut » West Bank » Meir
Date
Era and Dynasty Dates » Pharaonic Period » Middle Kingdom
Text type
Magic spells
Material
Organic » Wood
Object type
Artefact » Container » Coffin
Script
Hieroglyphs » Cursive Hieroglyphs
Language
Egyptian-Coptic » Egyptian » Middle Egyptian
Editions

- de Buck 1954: A. de Buck, The Egyptian Coffin Texts. V. Texts of Spells 355-471, Oriental Institute Publications 73 (Chicago/Ill 1954), V 39c–40h (CT 377), V 41c (CT 378), V 286c–g (CT 435), V 287c–289b (CT 436).

Bibliographic references

- Barguet 1986: P. Barguet, Les textes des sarcophages égyptiens du Moyen Empire (Paris 1986), 320 (CT 377–378), 328 (CT 435–436).

- Blackman 1914: A. M. Blackman, The Rock Tombs of Meir. Part I. The Tomb-Chapel of Ukh-ḥotp’s Son Senbi, Archaeological Survey of Egypt 22 (London 1914).

- Carrier 2004: C. Carrier, Textes des sarcophages du Moyen Empire égyptien. Tome II: spells [355] à [787] (Monaco 2004), 910–911 (CT 377), 912–913 (CT 378), 1050–1051 (CT 435), 1052–1053 (CT 436).

- Faulkner 1977: R. O. Faulkner, The Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts. Volume II Spells 355 - 787 (Warminster 1977), 11–13 (CT 377–378), 74–75 (CT 435–436).

- Lacau 1904: M. P. Lacau, Catalogue général des antiquités égyptiennes du Musée du Caire. Nos 28001-28086. Sarcophages. Antérieurs au Nouvel Empire. Tome premier (Le Caire 1904), 168.

- Lacau 1906: M. P. Lacau, Catalogue général des antiquités égyptiennes du Musée du Caire. Nos 28087-28126. Sarcophages. Antérieurs au Nouvel Empire. Tome II (Le Caire 1906), 150.

- 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), 159–160 (Spell 6 = 377), 161–163 (Spell 7 = 378), 167–168 (Spell 12 = 435) and 168–169 (Spell 13 = 436) (doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.529).

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

A complete bibliography can be found here.

Author
Dr. Katharina Stegbauer
Author of metadata
Dr. Peter Dils

Translation and Commentary

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