Model sieve (?)
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A
14.5 x 14 cm (5 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood and copper
Not On View
Tray with piece of copper, pierced with nine holes, set into the center of the tray. In center of bottom are four small dowel holes for fastening the tray to a stand.
From Deir el-Bersha, Egypt, tomb 10, pit A. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 2, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition