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Base for a model figure

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19

Dimensions

8.5 x 4.2 x 2.1 cm

Accession Number

15-5-673

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Complete. Rectangular base for standing statue. Dark colored wood. Oblong holes carved into top to take statue peg legs.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition