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Seated Statue from the Tomb of Senwosretankh, the Chief Priest of Ptah and Overseer of Works

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Reign:
reign of Senwosret I–Amenemhat II
Date:
ca. 1930–1910 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Mastaba of Senwosretankh, Pit 8, MMA excavations, 1932–33
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
h. 50 cm (19 11/16); w. 36 cm (14 3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.1.2a–c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 110
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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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