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Kohl jar

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12
reign of Senwosret III
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Mastaba of Sehetepibreankh, Pit 6L.P17, MMA excavations, 1923–24
h. 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1924
Accession Number:
24.1.42a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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