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Model jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-418

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Small model jar from a model boat (?).

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, April 27, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition