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Plaque of Amenemhat II

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Amenemhat II
Date:
ca. 1919–1885 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
l. 2 cm (13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920
Accession Number:
20.1.17
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.

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