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Cylinder seal

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret II
Date:
ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Mastaba of Senwosretankh, Pit 47, MMA excavations, 1933–34
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
h. 2.5 cm (1 in); w. 0.8 cm (5 /16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.1.27
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.

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. 201.

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