Ear from a mummy mask

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B

Dimensions

3.4 x 3.3 cm (1 5/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-689

Medium or Technique

Stucco

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Masks

Upper part of an ear from a mummy mask, inside painted yellow, oulined with black and blue lines.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition