Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure of lion

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Rehuerdjersen (384), Pit 379, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Egyptian blue
Dimensions:
l. 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.66
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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