Cover

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F. 167

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3784

Medium or Technique

Grass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

The cover is made of plaited grass. It is round and has a slight curve on one side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: 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.

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.167

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition