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Relief fragments from tomb of Meketre

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Amenemhat I, early
Date:
ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Meketre (TT 280, MMA 1101), Court, Radim, MMA excavations, 1920
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
H. 30.1 cm (11 7/8 in.); W. 40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.); D. 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.3.183h
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1920. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1920.

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