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Relief fragment from mortuary complex of Senwosret I

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret I
Date:
ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Pyramid Temple of Senwosret I, Enclosure wall, MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
h. 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in); w. 69.2 cm (27 1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Margaret L. Meiss, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.496.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds before 1936. Not accessioned, released in the early 1950s, and acquired by Millard Meiss. Bequeathed to the Museum by Mrs. Margaret L. Meiss, 1994.

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