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Lumps of mineral substance

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 6

Dimensions

Other: 5 x 6.2 cm (1 15/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-113

Medium or Technique

Mineral substance

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Two lumps of black mineral substance.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition