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Fragment of a canopic box

Number was assigned to 27 parts and fragments of canopic boxes. This fragment was not incorprated into the reconstructed boxes 21.421 and 21.422. It was found with a paper tag identifying it as 15-4-214.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: 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, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

15-5-214

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Canopics and Canopic Boxes