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Terrace debris in front of tomb of Djetuty-hotep

Terrace debris, shell/

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

15-5-697

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments