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Debris

Forty-five (45) small pieces of debris, some organic matter and one pebble (?).

Provenance

Menkaure Pyramid Temple (MPT / room J2 = sloping corridor 28 , layer 1). 1907: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall:largest 1.2 x 0.5 cm (1/2 x 3/16 in.) Overall: smallest 0.2 x 0.1 cm (1/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2072

Medium or Technique

Organic material

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains