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Two model shields

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

16 x 7.7 cm (6 5/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-366a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Two model shields, covered with stucco,one surface black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 7, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition