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Fragment of a blade of a shovel

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Debris between tombs 13 and 20

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 14.5 cm (2 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-252

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Agricultural

Fragment of a blade of a shovel. Fits with 15-5-251, part of the handle of a shovel.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris between Tombs 13 and 20. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition