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Tool handle

Handle of an object, with pin for insertion.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha tomb 19B. 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, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.923

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment