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Handle of a model tool (?)

Cylindrical wooden handle with rounded end and a peg for attachment, traces of gilding.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 51. 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,

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-243.3

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment