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Fragments of Reed Sticks

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


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

Accession Number

15-5-471

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Numerous fragments of model staves and model arrows. Probably mixed with 15-5-71 and 11. Original object number is not preserved.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition