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Funerary figurine of queen Neferu

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Reign:
reign of Mentuhotep II, early
Date:
ca. 2051–2030 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Neferu (TT 319, MMA 31), Corridor, MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Mud
Dimensions:
H. 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.3.240a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 105
Museum excavations 1923–24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

Winlock, Herbert E. 1924. "The Egyptian Expedition 1923-1924: The Museum's Excavations at Thebes." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 12 (December, Supplement), p. 12, fig. 9.

Lythgoe, Albert M. 1924. "The Egyptian Expedition 1923-1924." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 12 (December, Supplement), p. 12.

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