Shield from a model boat

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

Height: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-158

Medium or Technique

Wood, stucco

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model shield, decoration in black on stucco, break in bottom edge

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 5, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition