One of a pair of wooden paddles

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
2010–1961 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, shaft B

Dimensions

Length x width: 58 x 12.5 cm (22 13/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.441b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Two wooden paddles, roughly modeled.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 19, shaft B. 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition