Model box (now joined with 21.326)

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1926 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10 (Djehutynakht), Shaft A

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.9 x 4 cm (1 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.327

Medium or Technique

Wood

On View

Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

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).

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition