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Twenty-five fragments of a piece of furniture

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25 narrow boards from a bed, chair or box, ending in pegs, some with traces of gesso and yellow paint. Incorporates some pieces of 15-5-638.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11 or 12, 2140–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

15-5-809a-y

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture