Model shield

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


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

Dimensions

Length x width: 11.8 x 6.7 cm (4 5/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-211

Medium or Technique

Wood, stucco

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model shield, covered with stucco, one side painted black

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 6, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition