Fragment of a beard from a mummy mask
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B
Length x width: 6.9 x 3.7 cm (2 11/16 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragmentary wooden beard with peg in center of top, one side whittled away to form an arc.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 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