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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: 38.2 x 30.7 x 18.2 cm (15 1/16 x 12 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.817

Medium or Technique

Wood, plaster

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Base, four sides and cover. Practically complete. Traces of white plaster coating. Red draught lines on some pieces. Pieces numbered as follows:

21.817a (side) = 15-5-276
21.817b (side) = 15-5-276
21.817c (end) = 15-5-276
21.817d (half of bottom) = 15-5-303
21.817e (end) = 15-5-302
21.817f (half of bottom) = 15-5-217
21.817g-h (lid) = 15-5-220

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