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Male squatting figure of Wekhaher (wh' Hr ?)

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, late–early 13
Date:
ca. 1850–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid below House A2:2, Pit 495, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
h. 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.226
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.

Arnold, Dorothea 2015. "Statues in Their Settings: Encountering the Divine." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, n. 86.

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