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Fragments of a mummy

Fragments of a mummy, with large bundle of mummy cloth

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 26, 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.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

15-5-751b-d

Medium or Technique

Cloth and human remains

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains