Fragments of mummy case ?


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4410 A chamber


Other: Largest fragment 3 x 2.8 cm (1 3/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Plaster and linen

Not On View


Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World


Coffins and sarcophagi

Fragments of mummy case (?). Fragments of very thin white cream plaster. One piece has a blue-gray color laid on it and seems to bear the print of wood on the back. The other pieces are thinner and more laid on thin fine cloth. The cloth was in one case laid over a coarse greenish-gray matter.


From Giza, G4410 A chamber. 1925 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition