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Model box (now joined with 21.326)

This small model box, painted black and cream, was found to fit in the upraised hand of the female offering bearer at the rear of the model funerary procession of Djehutynakht (21.326).

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1926 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.327

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models