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Gold foil from a coffin

Fragments of foil with inscription painted in black; overlay from a mummy case. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

11.3065

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi