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Rough stand for model figures; one kneeling figure in place, small square piece of wood in one corner

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A chamber. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 8, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

12.5 x 34 cm (4 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-395

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models