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Bag of natron

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Accession Number

21.11914.1

Medium or Technique

Linen and natron

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Slightly smaller than a baseball-sized linen bag with natron in it. Consolidated.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Egypt. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition