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Jar

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, mid
Date:
ca. 1919–1878 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Nakht (493), southeast cemetery, Pit 305, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Fine red pottery with hematite wash
Dimensions:
h. 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in); diam. 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.1281
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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