Censor from an offering procession (joined with 21.326)

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1926 B.C.


Findspot: Eygpt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10 (Djehutynakht), Shaft A

Dimensions

Length: 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1124

Medium or Technique

Wood

On View

Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Thos model of a hand and arm holding a censor was found to fit in the hand of the mortuary priest leading the funerary procession of Djehutynakht of Bersha (MFA 21.326).

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition