Base for a model offering

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
2010–1961 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 24.6 x 14 x 4.5 cm (9 11/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.902b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Rough wooden base for a conical alabaster jar or loaf

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition