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Wooden Fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B

Dimensions

2 x 3.1 cm (13/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-652

Medium or Technique

Ebony wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of a cylindrical object of ebony. Flat on bottom. Possibly belongs to either a handle or staff.

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