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Section of joist from a sledge

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


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

Dimensions

47 cm (18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-88

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Section of a joist from a funerary sledge (possibly belongs with 15-5-1)

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 4, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition