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Fragment of a model vessel (?)

Unidentified circular object in blue faience,wooden peg through center, remains of plaster on base.

Provenance

From Bersha tomb 10, pit B. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 20, 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

Max diam: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.387f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown