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Chips from a greywacke sarcophagus

Egyptian
Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 X

Accession Number

29-12-83

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

A number of very small greywacke flakes and chips from coffin // a few scraps of RPW (red polished ware) from canopic jar (discarded)// two fragments of BW (brown ware) and ribbed BW (brown ware) (discarded) // two teeth (discarded).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 (tomb of Kheperre) Room X. 1929: 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