Fragment of a model shield

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


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

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.6 x 5 cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-108

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Fragment of a model shield, with traces of stucco and decoration in black

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 4, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition