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Plaster coffin plugs

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 SW Trench 31

Dimensions

Thickness x Width x length: 2.2 x 1.8 x 4.0 cm (7/8 x 11/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2891

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

Two fragments of plaster plugging from wooden coffin, one bears red paint.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7000 SW Trench 31. 1925: 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