User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragments

These are corroding bits of copper. They are so deteriorated that the original form is unidentifiable. See 13.5243, also from this field number.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF Grave 5 of large mud wall . 1913: 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, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Largest: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-260

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments