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Model procession of nine women

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Rough piece of wood (part of a box ?) with 24 dowel holes in one surface and 10 dowel holes (5 in at each end) in the other surface. Three wide, thin dowels in one edge.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 6, 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

Length x width x thickness: 68.4 cm x 14.5 cm x 3.5 cm

Accession Number

15-5-219

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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