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Fragments of a model granary

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Small section of a box, covered with a thin coat of yellow stucco with decoration in red

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 2, 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

Width x length: 7 x 22.8 cm (2 3/4 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-26

Medium or Technique

Wood, stucco

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture