Sticks from a model

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


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

Accession Number

15-5-135

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

12 reed sticks, possibly from a model boat. NOTE: 14 pieces without label found in storage and tentatively identified as this field number . Tag found loose in Cupboard IIIB drawer 6 with over 160 additional unidentified sticks.

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