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Model Dagger and Sheath

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1850–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Mastaba of Imhotep, Tomb 5107, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
Dagger (a): L 16.4 cm (6 7/16 in.) Sheath (b): L. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1914
Accession Number:
14.3.58a, b
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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