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Clapper

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, late–early 13
Date:
ca. 1850–1750 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery west of Senwosret (758), Pit 771 fill, MMA excavations, 1906–07
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
L. 21.4 cm (8 7/16 in.); W. 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.); Th. 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.151.622
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.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 247.

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