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Beard

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Debris between tombs 13 and 20

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 7.7 cm (1 3/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-264

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Beard from mummy, painted blue.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris between Tombs 13 and 20. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition