Model box (now joined with 21.326)
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10 (Djehutynakht), Shaft A
Height x width: 2.9 x 4 cm (1 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)
This small model box, painted black and cream, was found to fit in the upraised hand of the female offering bearer at the rear of the model funerary procession of Djehutynakht (21.326).
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition