Base for a model

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht), chamber

Dimensions

12.5 x 34 cm (4 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-395

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Rough stand for model figures; one kneeling figure in place, small square piece of wood in one corner

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A chamber. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 8, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition