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Bag of natron

Slightly smaller than a baseball-sized linen bag with natron in it. Consolidated.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Egypt. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.11914.1

Medium or Technique

Linen and natron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment