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Hawk. Tail broken off. Hole in base for pegging to stand.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb of Djehutyhotep. 1915: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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, 1878–1841 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.385

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture