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Fragment of a box or coffin

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


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

Dimensions

Length x width: 56 x 7 cm (22 1/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-416.1

Medium or Technique

Wood and pigment

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

One fragment of model boat with gesso.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, April 27, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition