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Clay seal impression found under the door of the Tomb of Nespekashuty

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Date:
ca. 2030–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Nespekashuty (TT 312, MMA 509), MMA excavations, 1922–23
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
L. 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.3.151
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 106
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in tombs at Deir el Bahri, 1922–23. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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