Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)
Length x width x height: 16.8 x 22.7 x 9.9 cm (6 5/8 x 8 15/16 x 3 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This small, model wooden table is assembled from four legs that have been dowelled and pinned to a rectangular tabletop. The top has been provided with circular depressions for vases. The whole object was covered with white paint, some of which has flaked off.
From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition