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Fragments of mummy case ?

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4410 A chamber

Dimensions

Other: Largest fragment 3 x 2.8 cm (1 3/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-12-68

Medium or Technique

Plaster and linen

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Fragments of mummy case (?). Fragments of very thin white cream plaster. One piece has a blue-gray color laid on it and seems to bear the print of wood on the back. The other pieces are thinner and more laid on thin fine cloth. The cloth was in one case laid over a coarse greenish-gray matter.

Provenance

From Giza, G4410 A chamber. 1925 : excavated by the Harvard University–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