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Jar

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, mid
Date:
ca. 1900–1850 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid below House A2:2, Pit 477, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Fine light red pottery
Dimensions:
h. 28.3 cm (11 1/8 in); diam. 21.4 cm (8 7/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.1363
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.

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