Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Toilet vase

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Expedition House Area, House pit 3, MMA excavations, 1932–33
Medium:
Diorite, streaked black and white
Dimensions:
H. 2.5 cm (1 in); W 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.1.172
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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