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White of eye from mummy case

White of eye from mummy case

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, terrace in front of tomb of Djehtyhotep. 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, early Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 4.4 x 1.6 cm (1 3/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-694

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi