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Fragments of basketwork

Two fragments of baskeTwork. One from rim of basket, the other from neck of bottle (?). To each section of the warp (made of a great many small fibers) there are Two bands which run spirally around it in opposite directions. In going around the section, they are threaded each time into the...

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Provenance

From Giza. Street G 7100S debris. March, 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 13 cm (1 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-108

Medium or Technique

Basketwork fiber

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture