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Jar

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Date:
ca. 2050–2000 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb MMA 812, MMA excavations
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 4 cm (1 9/16 in.); diam. 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.3.79
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, various years. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1931.

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