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Fragments of a box

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Dimensions

Fragments combined: 1.5 x 13 x 13 cm (9/16 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-90

Medium or Technique

Wood, gold leaf

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Six small fragments of a wooden box, the ends encased with gold leaf (belongs with 15-5-25)

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 4, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition