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Censor from an offering procession (joined with 21.326)

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Thos model of a hand and arm holding a censor was found to fit in the hand of the mortuary priest leading the funerary procession of Djehutynakht of Bersha (MFA 21.326).

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1926 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Deir el-Bersha, Eygpt

Dimensions

Length: 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1124

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models