Fragments of a mask

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B

Dimensions

25 x 75 cm (9 13/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-742

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Masks

Two fragments of the bottom of a mummy case, with back of wig. Goes with two pieces from 15-5-750.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 21, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition