Ceiling fragment from tomb of Djehutyhotep II

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Sesostris
1844–1818 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 2

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 24 x 24 x 12 cm (9 7/16 x 9 7/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1660

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Wall painting

Painted ceiling fragment depicting yellow quatrefoils against a blue background.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 2 (Djehutyhetep II). 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1947: brought from Harvard Camp.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1915)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition