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Cover for toilet vase

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18–20
Date:
ca. 1550–1070 B.C. probably
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery north of Senwosret (758), Pit 808 south upper chamber, MMA excavations, 1908–09
Medium:
Hippopotamus Ivory
Dimensions:
W. 4.5 × H. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 × 1 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.180.1256b
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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