Knotted rope

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


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

Dimensions

Length: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-228

Medium or Technique

Hemp (?)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Small piece of rope knotted at either end. Small piece of string.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 6, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition