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Plaster impression

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Fragment impression from being packed around coffin.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) 1931: 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 11.9 x 7 x 2.9 cm (4 11/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2770

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief