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Fragments of a model boat

Fragment of a model. Rectangular wooden board with eight holes in row lengthwise down center.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, April 27, 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-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

.5 x 2.8 x 8 cm (3/16 x 1 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-416a

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models