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Plaque or stand fragment

Flat rectangular fragment of bright blue faience with a hole through the center for attachment to another object.

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, early Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

2.9 x 2.5 x 1 cm (1 1/8 x 1 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-647

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments