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Lid fragment

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This is a thin cylindical fragment, likely part of a vessel lid or base. The diameter would have been about 4.5 cm. It was not mentioned in the Object Register under 15-4-394.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 8, pit A, chamber Y debris. 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, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 0.4 x 4.5 x 2.3 cm (1/4 x 3/16 x 1 3/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-394.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels