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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.

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