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3 knots of string

Three pieces of string, tied in knots. Found in box with bone (human finger?)

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 2, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length of longest piece: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-42a-c

Medium or Technique

String

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment