Fragments of basketwork
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 700 S debris
Overall: 4.5 x 13 cm (1 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two fragments of baskeTwork. One from rim of basket, the other from neck of bottle (?). To each section of the warp (made of a great many small fibers) there are Two bands which run spirally around it in opposite directions. In going around the section, they are threaded each time into the next section above and the next below. In this way, the sections are held together.
From Giza. Street G 7100S debris. March, 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition