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Base with model offering jar

Wooden base with circular holes for six blue faience vessels. One tall shouldered vase still in place. Plaster preserved in other depressions. See 21.387b-g for remaining pieces.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, May 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–early Dynasty 12, 2040–1783 B.C.

Accession Number

21.387a

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects