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Stela of Nebiryerau

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13
Date:
ca. 1802–1650 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Priests' Cemetery, Tomb MMA 200s, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
H. 24.3 cm (9 9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.3.308
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, 1920–22. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1922.

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, 345, fig. 227.

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