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Plaque from Foundation Deposit

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret I
Date:
ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Pyramid Temple of Senwosret I, Enclosure, Foundation deposit, MMA excavations, 1930–31
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
h. 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in); w. 5 cm (1 15/16 in); d. 0.7 cm (1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.1.45
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.

Arnold, Dieter, Dorothea Arnold, and Peter F. Dorman 1988. The South Cemeteries of Lisht, vol. I: The Pyramid of Senwosret I, Publications of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition, 22. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 88.

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