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Chest

Period:
Late Middle Kingdom–New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of Senwosret (758), Pit 565, MMA excavations, 1907–08
Medium:
Pine, hardwood, string
Dimensions:
h. 29 cm (11 7/16 in); w. 48 cm (18 7/8 in); d. 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.1168a, b
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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