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Fragment of ostrich egg shell

Eye socket from mummy case

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb of Djehutyhotep. 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, early Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

15-5-698

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains