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Fragment of a model

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

Height x diameter: 4.2 x 6 cm (1 5/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-392

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Small round block with three points, dowel in center of bottom

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A chamber. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 8, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition