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Fragments of model vessels

Four small fragments of model vases

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris between Tombs 13 and 20. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Largest: 4 x 2.7 cm (1 9/16 x 1 1/16 in.) Smallest: 1.4 x 0.9 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-448

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels