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Fragments of travertine

Two fragments of stone worked on two sides.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 6. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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,

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Fragment 1: Length x width: 6 x 4.2 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.) Fragment 2: Length x width: 4.1 x 2.8 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-81

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments