Glazed steatite rod
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 2001, debris
Length: 10.2 cm (4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Rectangular rod, square in section, pierced lengthwise. Light green glazed steatite. Good condition.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, mastaba 2001, debris cast out by tomb robbers. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition