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Four bundles of reed sticks

This group is comprised of four of eight bundles of sticks of various lengths.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 3, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Deir el-Bersheh, Egypt

Dimensions

Approximate length of longest: 99 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-71

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects