Fragments 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

Accession Number

15-5-609

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Eleven small sections (and fragments thereof) of an unknown object. Split pegs with thin, circular wooden band about 2.1 cm wide inserted and pegged in. At bottom, a small peg and loop of string.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 13, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition