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Model brick mold

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, South area, Pit 18, MMA excavations, 1933–34
L. 14 cm × H. 4 cm × W. 6 cm (5 1/2 × 1 9/16 × 2 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
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. 290.

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