Bag of natron

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Accession Number

21.11914.2

Medium or Technique

Linen and natron

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Baseball sized bag of natron tied with string. Partner to 21.11914.1 on view in Funerary Arts gallery. Unconsolidated.

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