Lid for a wooden vessel

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–early Dynasty 12
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9cm (3 1/2in.) Overall: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.926

Medium or Technique

Wood, Ivory & Ebony

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Wooden disc cover to vessel. Inlaid with rosette pattern in ivory and ebony.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt (accessioned 1921).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition