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Linen bag

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.160

Accession Number

24.757

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Roughly sewn. Neck drawn together with string. According to yellow card, item is stored in the textile dept. Grain from this bag and the other found with it (24.756) is labeled with the field number 23-11-623 and is stored with other items from Sheikh Farag.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, Tomb S.F.5203 [Excav. date] November 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition