Art/ Collection/ Art Object


Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12–Dynasty 13
ca. 1850–1640 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Carnarvon Excavations 1907–1914
Zizyphus wood
l. 41.5 cm (16 5/16 in); w. 40.5 cm (15 15/16 in); h. 39.5 cm (15 9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Earl of Carnarvon, 1914
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter at Dira Abu el-Naga between 1907-1914. Acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1914.

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