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Magic wand

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–18
Date:
ca. 2124–1504 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb MMA 839, left of doorway, MMA excavations, 1929–30
Medium:
Ivory (hippo)
Dimensions:
L. 22.3 × W. 3.6 × H. 7.3 × Th. 0.9 cm (8 3/4 × 1 7/16 × 2 7/8 × 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.3.31
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929–1930. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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