Base for a model

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B

Dimensions

2.3 x 5.8 x 14.4 cm (7/8 x 2 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-711

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Stand for model figure, with top part of both feet in the slots, top of stand painted black; edges dark red. Head and one arm of a model figure.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 20, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition