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Reed Stick Fragments

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


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

Accession Number

15-5-414

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

A large number of reed stick fragments. There seems to be a mix of model staves, model arrows, and possibly spars from a model boat. (NRB August 2016).

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A chamber. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 8, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition