Beard from a mummy mask or coffin
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13A, debris
Length x width: 13 x 6.3 cm (5 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood and pigment
Not On View
Beard from a mask, wood, stuccoed and painted blue. One large and two small holes for pegs in top; one small peg still in place.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition