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Five model shields

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Accession Number

15-5-474a-e

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model shields of wood, coated with plaster, painted in black, white and red. Five of eight shields originally numbered 15-5-474; the other three have been accessioned as 21.430-432.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha. 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.

Findspot Information: From El Bersha, Pit 10 A. [Excav. date] May 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition