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Stela of Siamun

Period:
Middle Kingdom– Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1575 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, unfinished temple area, Pit MMA 1110, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
H. 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.3.309
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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