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

Maximun Width x length: 18.4 x 60.5 cm (7 1/4 x 23 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-479

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Rough stand for model figures, in two parts, dowelled together, with 16 dowel holes in pairs.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition