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Knotted linen gauze

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Accession Number

15-4-426

Medium or Technique

Cloth (Linum usitatissimum (Flax))

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Rope plaits with knots.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, April 28, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition