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Jar

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Nakht (493), Pit 307, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Marl clay A3, "Qena clay"
Dimensions:
h. 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in); diam. 16.6 cm (6 9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.1367
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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