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Shabti

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–18
Date:
ca. 1981–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 15.8 × W. 5.3 × D. 4.9 cm (6 1/4 × 2 1/16 × 1 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.2.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 106
Purchased by the Museu from Nicolaos Tano, Cairo, 1925.

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, 327-328, fig. 216.

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