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Ointment container

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, early
Date:
ca. 1950–1900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, mastaba west of Senwosretankh, Pit 3, Burial of Hepy, in front of blocking wall, MMA excavations, 1933–34
Medium:
Faience, Blue-green glaze
Dimensions:
h. 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in); diam. 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.1.128a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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