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Fragment of rope and gold leaf

Short piece of very small rope, with long knot at one end; small piece of gold leaf.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 5, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

15-5-188

Medium or Technique

Hemp and gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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