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Plaited grass or split reeds.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: 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. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.185

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3788

Medium or Technique

Fiber

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture