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A fragment of a magic wand illustrating a frog headed deity

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid below House A1:3, Pit 880, MMA excavations, 1920–21
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
L. 2.7 × W. 5.6 × Th. 0.9 cm (1 1/16 × 2 3/16 × 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.96
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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