Inlay piece

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 92/X

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 1.4 cm (4 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3070

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Bone strip inlay from box, decorated with incised circles (around central dot) and line borders. In two pieces, mended.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 92. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition