Model granary

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


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

Dimensions

Height x length: 10 x 24.5 cm (3 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-409

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Decoration in red on white stucco. Base in two pieces. One board from the bottom has the wrong field number (15-5-217) written on it in pencil.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A chamber. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 8, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition