Stand for model jars

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B

Dimensions

1.6 x 8 x 20.3 cm (5/8 x 3 1/8 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-714

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Stand for four small model jars (?); one round and three square depressions lengthwise of center

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 20, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition