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Tip of a mast from a model boat (?)

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Mastaba 2001 A

Dimensions

Length: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-7

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Tip of a mast from a model boat, loop at top and two loops down each side (one side broken), hole for peg at bottom. Exactly like 15-5-789.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, mastaba 2001A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition