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Secrets of Tomb 10 A  Egypt 2000 B.C. Secrets of Tomb 10 A Egypt 2000 B.C. Presentation Transcript

  • THE SECRETS
    OF TOMB 10A
    EGYPT 2000B.C.
  • FROMTHE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTSBOSTON, MA
    The Tomb of
    Djehutynakht at Bersha
  • The Secrets of Tomb 10A - The Tomb of Djehutynakht at Bersha
    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.
  • In a 1915 excavation, archaeologists from the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition discovered this tomb.
  • Djehutynakht stocked his tomb with everything the Egyptians believed the dead needed for the next life.
  • The Bersha Coffin
    The tomb contained four beautifully painted coffins.
  • The tomb also included Djehutynakht’s walking sticks, pottery, canopic jar, and miniature wooden models that were made for the burial….
  • Wooden models that reflect life 2000 b.c.A model of carpenter
  • Models of Boats..
  • There are some 58 of such models
  • "Bersha procession"
    Male priest leading
    female offering
    bearers. This is the
    most beautiful,
    exquisitely carved
    piece.
  • cursive hieroglyphs
  • The Secrets of Tomb 10A: Egypt 2000 BC introduces visitors to the concepts of the afterlife in the Middle Kingdom
  • 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.
  • 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.