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Mast from a model boat (?)

7 sticks, 1 model rudder painted red, 1 half a disc. One arm from this field number is called 15-5-793 and is stored with the statue it came from- 15-5-789.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 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

Accession Number

15-5-793.7

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models