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Ovoid jar

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Reign:
reign of Mentuhotep II, possibly
Date:
ca. 2051–2000 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 101, Chamber 4, east, MMA excavations, 1926–27
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.3.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926–1927. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1927.

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