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Miniature coffin of Saiah

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Date:
ca. 2051–1981 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep II, South Triangular Court, Pit 13, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
L: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.), W: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.), H. with lid: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.3.12b, c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 105
Museum excavations, 1920-1922; acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1922.

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