Model hes jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
2010–1961 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht), W side

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.3 x 1.1 cm (1 5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.379

Medium or Technique

Wood, gold leaf

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Wooden model hes vase covered in gold leaf, found in the tomb of Djehutynakht.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition