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Tool

Model ? Fragment of sheet bronze; perhaps model of knife ?

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bersha tomb 10B, May 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, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Accession Number

20.1108

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment