Shield from a model boat
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht), chamber
13.7 x 6 cm (5 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Model shield, decoration in red and black on stucco. Two small dowels in top of underside.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition