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Fragments of copper bands

Box of fragments of copper bands, corroded. Possibly from a coffin.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 51, pit A. 1915: 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,

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

15-5-244

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments