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Five model shields

Five of nine model shields originally numbered 15-5-589. The other four have been accessioned as 21.427, 21.428, 21.429 1nd 21.333. Wood, coated with plaster, painted in black and white.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

15-5-589a-e

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models