Outer coffin of the governor Djehutinakht, B1Bo


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Inventory number: 20.1822–20.1827

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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

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

Bibliographic references

- Barguet 1986: P. Barguet, Les textes des sarcophages égyptiens du Moyen Empire (Paris 1986), 327.

- Brovarski 1981: E. Brovarski, Ahanakht of Bersheh and the Hare Nome in the First Intermediate Period and Middle Kingdom, in: W. K. Simpson – W. M. Davis (Ed.), Studies in Ancient Egypt, the Aegean, and the Sudan. Essays in Honor of Dows Dunham on the Occasion of his 90th Birthday, June 1, 1980 (Boston 1981), 14–30.

- Carrier 2004: C. Carrier, Textes des sarcophages du Moyen Empire égyptien. Tome II: spells [355] à [787] (Monaco 2004), 1050–1051.

- De Meyer – Dils 2012: M. De Meyer – P. Dils, Fowl for the Governor: The Tomb of Governor Djehutinakht IV or V at Dayr al-Barshā Reinvestigated. I. Architecture and Archaeology, in: Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 98, 2012, 55–72.

- De Meyer – Cortebeeck 2015: M. De Meyer – K. Cortebeeck, Djehoetihotep: 100 jaar opgravingen in Egypte – Djehoutihotep: 100 ans de fouilles en Égypte (Leuven 2015).

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

- Freed et al. 2009: R. E. Freed et al. (Ed.), The Secrets of Tomb 10A. Egypt 2000 BC (Boston 2009).

- 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. B22a.

- 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), 166–167 (Spell 11) (https://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, Mededelingen en Verhandelingen van het vooraziatisch-egyptisch Genootschap „Es Oriente Lux“ 15 (Leiden 1988).

- Willems 2007: H. Willems, Dayr al-Barshā. Volume I. The Rock Tombs of Djehutinakht (No. 17K74/1), Khnumnakht (No. 17K74/2), and Iha (No. 17K74/3). With an Essay on the History and Nature of Nomarchal Rule in the Early Middle Kingdom, Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 155 (Leuven/Paris/Dudley 2007).

A complete bibliography can be found here.

Dr. Katharina Stegbauer
Author of metadata
Dr. Peter Dils

Translation and Commentary

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