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Carpenter's chest of Ankhef

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Asyut (Lykopolis), Tomb of Ankhef (Tomb 9), Khashaba excavations
Medium:
Wood, paint, stucco
Dimensions:
l. 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in); w. 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in); th. 11 cm (4 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1917
Accession Number:
17.9.31
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112
Excavated by Sayyid Pasha Khashaba and received in the division of finds. Purchased by the Museum, 1917.

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