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Levantine Juglet

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, mid
Date:
ca. 1900–1850 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Senwosret (758), inside, Pit 756 lower north chamber, MMA excavations, 1906–07
Medium:
Pottery, Levantine painted ware
Dimensions:
H. 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.); Diam. 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.1581
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
This ware was produced in the coastal regions of the Levant.

Link to a blog post
My Early Life with the Middle Kingdom
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Ar, 1906-1907t. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek Bagh, Tine 2015. "Imported Pottery." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 178–79, no. 114B.

Yamamoto, Kei 2015. "Comprehending Life: Community, Environment, and the Supernatural." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 189.

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