Twenty-five fragments of a piece of furniture

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11 or 12
2140–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Accession Number

15-5-809a-y

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

25 narrow boards from a bed, chair or box, ending in pegs, some with traces of gesso and yellow paint. Incorporates some pieces of 15-5-638.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 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