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Statuette

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Date:
ca. 2030–1981 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 511, MMA excavations, 1921–23
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.); W. 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.); D. 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.3.232
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, 1922-23. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1923. Brought to New York and accessioned by the Museum, 1926.

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. 220, fig. 136.

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