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Model pear-shaped fruit

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret I
Date:
ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Pyramid Temple of Senwosret I, Pit 6L, Brick Vault, MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Green faience
Dimensions:
h. 2.7 cm (1 1/6 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1924
Accession Number:
24.1.63
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1923-24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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