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The Chief of Police, Mentuhotep

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Amenemhat I–Senwosret I
Date:
ca. 1981–1917 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid south of House A1:4, Pit 898, MMA excavations, 1920–21
Medium:
Granodiorite
Dimensions:
h. 46 cm (18 1/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.200
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.

Schlotterback, Thomas 1976. 5000 Years of Art: an exhibition from the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Bellingham, Washington: Whatcom Museum of History and Art, p. 43.

Arnold, Dorothea 2015. "Statues in Their Settings: Encountering the Divine." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, n. 86.

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