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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.
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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