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Basket and lid

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: basket diameter approximately 0.170; height: 0.062; diameter of lid approximately 0.162; height: 0.040

Accession Number

24.758a-b

Medium or Technique

Palm fiber?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Red and black strands woven in. Shallow dish with cover.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag, Tomb 5015 [Excav. date] November 1923. S.F.5015

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition