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Chips from a greywacke sarcophagus

A number of very small greywacke flakes and chips from coffin // a few scraps of RPW (red polished ware) from canopic jar (discarded)// two fragments of BW (brown ware) and ribbed BW (brown ware) (discarded) // two teeth (discarded).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 (tomb of Kheperre) Room X. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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

Egyptian, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

29-12-83

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes