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Fragment

One small fragment of blue-glazed steatite

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6, pit B debris. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-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,

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 2.1 cm (1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-47

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments