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Lid for a wooden vessel

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Wooden disc cover to vessel. Inlaid with rosette pattern in ivory and ebony.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 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 (accessioned 1921).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–early Dynasty 12, 2040–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9cm (3 1/2in.) Overall: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.926

Medium or Technique

Wood, Ivory & Ebony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels