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Stand for model figure, with top part of both feet in the slots, top of stand painted black; edges dark red. Head and one arm of a model figure.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 20, 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.

Object Place for Label

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

2.3 x 5.8 x 14.4 cm (7/8 x 2 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-711

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models