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Model vessel

Cloth coated with white plaster. Much decayed and worm eaten.


From Deir el-Bersha. 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, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.


Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cloth and plaster


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Models