Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)
Length: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This obejct was found amid a small bundle of nine reed model arrows and miscellaneous fragments (see 15-5-91). It is a model adze or the portion of a was-scepter.
From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: 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. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition