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Paint grinding slab

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Sandstone
Dimensions:
l. 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in); w. 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.770
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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