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Statuette of Merer

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Middle Egypt, Meir; Probably from Asyut (Lykopolis)
Medium:
Wood, paint Gesso
Dimensions:
H. 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.176.57
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112
Purchased by the Museum from Mohammed Mohassib, Luxor, 1910.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 211, p. 212, fig. 129.

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