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Ear from a mask or coffin

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Wooden human ear from a mask or coffin. The wood is painted. There are two holes and part of a pin.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From El Bersha, Tomb 19B.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.477

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment