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Fragment of a canopic box

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Accession Number

15-5-214

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Canopics and canopic boxes

Number was assigned to 27 parts and fragments of canopic boxes. This fragment was not incorprated into the reconstructed boxes 21.421 and 21.422. It was found with a paper tag identifying it as 15-4-214.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: 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