Art/ Collection/ Art Object


Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12–13
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Mastaba of Senwosretankh, Pit 23 and Pit 8, MMA excavations, 1932–33
h. 25 cm (9 13/16 in); w. 12 cm (4 3/4 in); d. 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.1.5a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Bouillon, Hélène 2014. "A New Perspective on So-called 'Hathoric Curls'." In Ägypten und Levante, 24, p. 210, note 8; fig. 5, p. 211.

Arnold, Dorothea 2015. "Statues in Their Settings: Encountering the Divine." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, n. 86.

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