Lid for a wooden vessel
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–early Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha
Overall: 8.9cm (3 1/2in.) Overall: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood, Ivory & Ebony
Not On View
Wooden disc cover to vessel. Inlaid with rosette pattern in ivory and ebony.
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).
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition