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Model flail

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el Bersha, Tomb 13 Pit A

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.10

Accession Number

21.10554

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Wooden end-piece to model flail. Three strands of the beaded end of the flail are carved. There are traces of yellow paint.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13 Pit A.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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition