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Copper bands

Very coroded mass of copper strips, welded together by fire. Probably coffin tie strips. Also a mass of additional copper strips.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, pit D. 1915: 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

15-4-185

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi