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Fragment of a model vessel (?)

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B

Dimensions

Max diam: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.387f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Unidentified circular object in blue faience,wooden peg through center, remains of plaster on base.

Provenance

From Bersha tomb 10, pit B. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 20, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition