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Fragment of limestone

Fragment of limestone, white glaze, traces of hieroglyphs

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5. 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, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11, 2040–1991 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.2 x 1.8 cm (7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-101

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments