Model of a ship's pounder (?)
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B
Diameter at widest point: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wooden ball, painted red,with hole for a peg for attachment.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition