Model basket - ROM2018_16337_56


Model basket

Medium:Wood and gesso
Geography: Excavated at Deir el-Bahri, Egypt
Date: c. 2055-2004 BC
Period: Reign of Mentuhotep II, 11th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom
4.3 × 3.9 cm
Object number: 907.18.747
On view
Gallery Location:Galleries of Africa: Egypt
DescriptionPart of a wooden tomb model of a type popular in undecorated tombs during the First Intermediate Period and Middle Kingdom. This  is a wooden model of a cylindrical bushel basket with the top and sides painted white. There are three horizontal black painted bands  encircling the basket. 
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