Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)
Length: 46.0 cm (18 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)
Wooden hoe. Bent handle, blade set in socket, palm fiber binding. Complete.
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