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Mast tip from a model boat (?)

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B

Dimensions

Length: 7.1 cm (2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-798

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Mast tip from a model boat, eyelet on top and two on each side (one side broken off), dowel hole in base. Cf. 15-4-7 (mastaba 2001A)

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition