Base for a model offering vessel

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: 22 x 11.5 x 3.5 cm (8 11/16 x 4 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.904b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Rough wooden boar with circular depression for a model offering jar; traces of plaster remaining in depression

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