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Decoration in red on white stucco. Base in two pieces. One board from the bottom has the wrong field number (15-5-217) written on it in pencil.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A chamber. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 8, 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.

Object Place for Label

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

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Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x length: 10 x 24.5 cm (3 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-409

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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