Four sides of a small box

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht), chamber

Dimensions

a) 24 x 9.3 cm b) 23 x 7.6 cm c) 20.2 x 9.2 cm

Accession Number

15-5-586

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Four sides of a small box (or boxes), upper curved edges decorated in red

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 11, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition