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

Width x length: 13 x 21 cm (5 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-713

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Fragment originally from the bottom of a box(?), with four dowel holes, two in each end for model figures and one small dowel in each end

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