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Wooden base

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Dimensions

13.7 x 15.3 cm and thickness approximately cm

Accession Number

15-4-416b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Four fitted pieces of wood (not attached) making a square base for a model. Four holes, one in each corner, are filled with resin or adhesive. Evidence of red paint on thickness of outer edges. Complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha,shaft 10A. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition