Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragment of a magic rod

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations
Medium:
Steatite, green glazed
Dimensions:
l. 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in); w. 1.8 cm (11/16 in); th. 0.9 cm (3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.151.18
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.

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