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Block

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1060 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 51A

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 1.1 x 2.2 cm (1/4 x 7/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-243.4

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

One small undecorated but finished wood block

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 51, pit A. 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