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Fragment of a box

Small fragment of a box, with gold leaf and black paint on end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 13, 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.

Object Place for Label

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

2 x 4.4 cm (13/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-610

Medium or Technique

Wood, gold leaf

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture