Model disc-shaped object - 907.18.738_1

907.18.738_1

Model disc-shaped object

Medium:Wood, carved and painted
Geography: Excavated at Deir el-Bahri, Egypt
Date: c. 2055-2004 BC
Period: Reign of Mentuhotep II, 11th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom
Dimensions:
3 × 5.5 cm
Object number: 907.18.738
Not on view
DescriptionPart of a wooden tomb model of a type popular in undecorated tombs during the First Intermediate Period and Middle Kingdom.  This disc-shaped object represents a circular work table of some sort. The top surface is painted black with a white blob, while the sides are white. The tabletop sits on some sort of stand which is painted black with some parts worn off. There are some traces of plaster on the flat base. Edges are slightly worn.
Collection:
Egypt
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