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Magic wand

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11–18
Date:
ca. 2124–1504 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb MMA 741, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
L. 14.4 × W. 4.5 × H. 5.5 × Th. 0.6 cm (5 11/16 × 1 3/4 × 2 3/16 × 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.105.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavations of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition in the Asasif, Thebes, 1935-36. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Shipped to New York and accessioned, 1948.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 248.

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