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Saw from a model of carpenters (joined to 21.412)

Model saw. Blade of sheet bronze, corroded; handle of wood, with curved grip. Handle split to receive blade. Now attached to 21.412.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir-el Bersha. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Deir-el-Bersha, May 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, 2140–1991 B.C.

Accession Number

20.1105

Medium or Technique

Bronze, wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models