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

13.7 x 6 cm (5 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-164

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model shield, decoration in red and black on stucco. Two small dowels in top of underside.

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