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Small fragments of gold leaf

Very thin; 1 larger piece and 2 smaller fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 4, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA. Additional note on box says "chamber west side, near NW corner".

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

15-5-117

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment