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Toilet jar

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1900–1800 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid below House 4:2, Pit 444, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
h. 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.85
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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