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Fragment of a pottery vessel

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


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

Dimensions

6 x 4 cm (2 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-724

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small fragment of a pottery vessel, red ware with brown wash

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-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