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Gold foil from a coffin

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Accession Number

11.3065

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Fragments of foil with inscription painted in black; overlay from a mummy case.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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