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Fragments of ear from mummy case

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

Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Stucco, pigment, and gold leaf

Not On View


The Ancient World


Coffins and sarcophagi

Fragments of an ear from a mummy case; purplish coloring with traces of gold leaf


From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 3, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition