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Canopic chest

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret I
Date:
ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Grand Mastaba du Nord, Burial chamber, MMA excavations, 1908–09
Medium:
Granite or granodiorite
Dimensions:
h. 42.4 cm (16 11/16 in); weight 294.8 kg (650 lbs)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.180.528b.1–.2
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.

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