Outer coffin of Djehutinakht, B1Y


knowledge domains
Present location
North America » USA. » (Cities L-P) » New Haven (CY) » Yale University Art Gallery

Inventory number: 1937.5903a-l

Find spot
Between Cairo and Assiut » Between Beni Hasan and el-Amarna » East Bank » Deir el-Bersha
Era and Dynasty Dates » Pharaonic Period » Middle Kingdom
Text type
Magic spells
Organic » Wood
Object type
Artefact » Container » Coffin
Hieroglyphs » Cursive Hieroglyphs
Egyptian-Coptic » Egyptian » Middle Egyptian
Research history

- de Buck 1954: A. de Buck, The Egyptian Coffin Texts. V. Texts of Spells 355-471, Oriental Institute Publications 73 (Chicago/Ill 1954), V 283b–285b.

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).

- Bull 1922–1923: L. S. Bull, The Religious Texts from an Egyptian Coffin of the Middle Kingdom, in: Abstracts of Theses. Humanistic Series 1, 1922–1923, 263–270.

- Carrier 2004: C. Carrier, Textes des sarcophages du Moyen Empire égyptien. Tome II: spells [355] à [787] (Monaco 2004), 1054–1051.

- Daressy 1900: G. Daressy, Fouilles de Deir el Bircheh (novembre-décembre 1897), in: Annales du Service des antiquités de l’Égypte 1, 1900, 17–43.

- de Buck 1935: A. de Buck, The Egyptian Coffin Texts. I. Texts of Spells 1-75, Oriental Institute Publications 34 (Chicago/Ill 1935).

- Emberling – Teeter 2010: G. Emberling – E. Teeter, The First Expedition of the Oriental Institut, 1919–1920, in: G. Emberling (Ed.), Pioneers to the Past. American Archaeologists in the Middle East 1919–1920, Oriental Institute Museum Publications 30 (Chicago 2010), 31–84.

- Faulkner 1977: R. O. Faulkner, The Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts. Volume II Spells 355 - 787 (Warminster 1977), 74.

- Hagen – Ryholt 2016: F. Hagen – K. Ryholt, The Antiquities Trade in Egypt 1880-1930. The H.O. Lange Papers, Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. Scientia Danica. Series H, Humanistica, 4. Vol. 8, (Copenhagen 2016).

- Lapp 1993: G. Lapp, Typologie der Särge und Sargkammern von der 6. bis 13. Dynastie, Studien zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altägyptens 7 (Heidelberg 1993), 278, Cat.-No. B28. [wrong inventory number 1950.645 used]

- Larson 2010: J. A. Larson, Biographical Sketches of Expedition Participants, in: G. Emberling (Ed.), Pioneers to the Past. American Archaeologists in the Middle East 1919–1920, Oriental Institute Museum Publications 30 (Chicago 2010), 147–151.

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

- Newberry 1914: P. E. Newberry, Egyptian Historical Notes II, in: Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archæology 36, 1914, 35–39.

- Porter – Moss 1934: B. Porter – R. L. N. Moss, Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings. IV. Lower and Middle Egypt (Delta and Cairo to Asyûṭ) (Oxford 1934), 183.

- Scott 1986: G. D. Scott III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale (New Haven 1986), 72.

- Stegbauer 2015: K. Stegbauer, Magie als Waffe gegen Schlangen in der ägyptischen Bronzezeit (Borsdorf 2015), 166–167 (Spell 11 = 434) (https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.529).

- Teeter 2015: E. Teeter, Oriental Institute 11050 and 13652: A Tale of Two Stelae, in: R. Jasnow – K. M. Cooney (Ed.), Joyful in Thebes. Egyptological Studies in Honor of Betsy M. Bryan, Material and Visual Culture of Ancient Egypt 1 (Atlanta (GA) 2015), 461–469.

- Willems 1988: H. Willems, Chests of Life. A Study of the Typology and Conceptual Development of Middle Kingdom Standard Class Coffins, Mededelingen en Verhandelingen van het vooraziatisch-egyptisch Genootschap „Es Oriente Lux“ 15 (Leiden 1988).

- Willems 2014: H. Willems, Historical and Archaeological Aspects of Egyptian Funerary Culture. Religious Ideas and Ritual Practice in Middle Kingdom Elite Cemeteries, Culture and History of the Ancient Near East 73 (Leiden/Boston 2014).

A complete bibliography can be found here.

Dr. Katharina Stegbauer
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Dr. Peter Dils

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