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Inlay, nursing calf

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11–17
Date:
ca. 2124–1981 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb MMA 804, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Ivory, paint
Dimensions:
H. 3.5 × W. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 × 1 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.395
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at Sheikh abd el-Qurna, Thebes, 1913-14. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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