Secrets of Tomb 10 A Egypt 2000 B.C.

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Secrets of Tomb 10 A Egypt 2000 B.C.

  1. 1. THE SECRETS <br />OF TOMB 10A<br />EGYPT 2000B.C.<br />
  2. 2. FROMTHE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTSBOSTON, MA<br />The Tomb of<br />Djehutynakht at Bersha<br />
  3. 3. The Secrets of Tomb 10A - The Tomb of Djehutynakht at Bersha<br />The occupant of this tomb, from 2000 B.C. was Djehutynahkt .He was a Governor in Egypt's middle kingdom . It is perhaps the finest Middle Kingdom coffin in existence. <br />
  4. 4. In a 1915 excavation, archaeologists from the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition discovered this tomb.<br />
  5. 5. Djehutynakht stocked his tomb with everything the Egyptians believed the dead needed for the next life. <br />
  6. 6. The Bersha Coffin<br />The tomb contained four beautifully painted coffins.<br />
  7. 7. The tomb also included Djehutynakht’s walking sticks, pottery, canopic jar, and miniature wooden models that were made for the burial….<br />
  8. 8. Wooden models that reflect life 2000 b.c.A model of carpenter<br />
  9. 9. Models of Boats..<br />
  10. 10. There are some 58 of such models<br />
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  12. 12. "Bersha procession"<br />Male priest leading<br />female offering<br />bearers. This is the<br />most beautiful,<br />exquisitely carved<br />piece.<br />
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  14. 14. cursive hieroglyphs<br />
  15. 15. The Secrets of Tomb 10A: Egypt 2000 BC introduces visitors to the concepts of the afterlife in the Middle Kingdom<br />
  16. 16. It also offers an opportunity to gain insight into the fascinating era in which Djehutynakhts lived.. by viewing sculptures, jewelry, furniture and other objects representing high officials of their time.<br />
  17. 17. The journey through the remarkable tomb of the Djehutynakhts and its many objects is fascinating . And it is 4000 years old is all the more breathtaking.<br />

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