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Fragments of a basket

Fragments of a basket.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 13. 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, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

15-4-434

Medium or Technique

Fiber (Imperata cylindrica leaf sheath (Halfa grass))

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture