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Finger bone, ivory and stone fragments

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1060 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 51A

Dimensions

Bone: 1.2 x 0.6 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.) Ivory: 2 x 0.4 cm (13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-243.5

Medium or Technique

Bone, ivory, stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

One finger bone and ivory and bone fragments

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 51, pit A. 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