Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Lion head amulet

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–18
Date:
ca. 1981–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Beryl
Dimensions:
H. 0.7 cm (1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.180.2451
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.

Related Objects

Relief showing procession of offering bearers

Date: ca. 1961–1917 B.C. Medium: Limestone, paint Accession: 09.180.13a, b On view in:Gallery 110

Name Panels from the Inner Wall of Senwosret I's Pyramid Complex

Date: ca. 1961–1917 B.C. Medium: Limestone Accession: 34.1.205–.208-related On view in:Gallery 110

Altar from the mortuary temple of Amenemhat I

Date: ca. 1981–1952 B.C. Medium: Granite Accession: 09.180.526 On view in:Gallery 108

Relief block from a building of Amenemhat I

Date: ca. 1981–1952 B.C. Medium: Limestone, paint Accession: 08.200.6 On view in:Gallery 108

Lintel of Amenemhat I and Deities

Date: ca. 1981–1952 B.C. Medium: Limestone, paint Accession: 08.200.5 On view in:Gallery 108