Fragments of a model granary

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


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

Dimensions

Width x length: 7 x 22.8 cm (2 3/4 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-26

Medium or Technique

Wood, stucco

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Small section of a box, covered with a thin coat of yellow stucco with decoration in red

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 2, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition