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Fragment of a small box

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B

Dimensions

3.1 x 11.1 x 0.5 cm (1 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-815

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Part of the side of a small box of hard wood, bevelled edges, three slanting peg holes at each end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition