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Linen and plaster

This is a bag of linen, resin fragments, wood chips and debris found with OP.1.15-5-741. There is also a small bag containing a fragment of plaster painted red from a box with a tag that read " 15-5-741? Bersheh, 10B ? Remainder of broad collar"


From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B debris. 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, Dynasty 11–12, 2140–1783 B.C.


Deir el-Bersha, Egypt


Large linen fragment: 1.8 x 1.5 cm (11/16 x 9/16 in.) Plaster fragment: 1 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, plaster, wood, debris


The Ancient World


Organic remains