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Fragments of charcoal

This is a group of six pieces of charcoal or burnt wood. The Object Register states "many pieces of charcoal, some saved." This object was originally housed with Late Period objects. The object 25.2767 is now housed by itself.

Provenance

From Giza, G6010A debris on floor. 1925: 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, Late Period (?), 760–332 B.C. (?)

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.1 x 3.1 cm (13/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2767

Medium or Technique

Charcoal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains