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Back of a shield

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Assiut, W 945

Dimensions

Length: 71.5 cm (28 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1784

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Armor

Wood; four holes along edge.

Provenance

From Asyut. 1903: excavated by Emile Gaston Chassinat and Charles Palanque for the Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, Cairo; 1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund