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Linen cloth

Linen fabric with a fringe on one side. Saturated with a gummy substance, the fabric has darkened to a red-brown color.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: 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. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty, 2010–1961 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Object Place

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.426

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles