Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bed (bier)

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 2960–2770 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, Tarkhan, BSAE excavations 1911-1913
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
L. 95 cm (37 3/8 in); w. 67 cm (26 3/8 in); h. 28.8 cm (11 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of The Egyptian Research Account and British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1912
Accession Number:
12.187.52
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Excavated by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt with funds from the Egyptian Research Account. Acquired by the ERA and the BSAE in the division of finds and donated to the Museum by subscription, 1912.

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