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Figurine of two baboons

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Reign:
reign of Mentuhotep III
Date:
ca. 2000–1988 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Khokha, Tomb MMA 828 (H4), MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
H. 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.3.333
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Museum in 1915-16. Acquired in the division of finds.

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