Requires Photography

Fragments of gold leaf

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


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

Dimensions

4 pieces of gold leaf: largest 1.5 cm length smallest 0.7 cm length Broad collar element: length 1.6 cm

Accession Number

15-5-31.1

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Four pieces of gold leaf.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 2, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.
Further note on box says "in front of coffin no. 4"

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition