Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Statuette of seated man

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, early
Date:
ca. 1981–1900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Senwosret (758), inside, Pit 755, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
h. 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.601
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 218.

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