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Small fragments of gold leaf

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


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

Accession Number

15-5-117

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Very thin; 1 larger piece and 2 smaller fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 4, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.
Additional note on box says "chamber west side, near NW corner".

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition