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The cover is made of plaited grass. It is round and has a slight curve on one side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.167

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3784

Medium or Technique

Grass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture