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Fragment of Doll With Wig

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Date:
ca. 2030–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Henenu (TT 313, MMA 510), MMA excavations, 1922–23
Medium:
Wood; wig- linen string with past beads
Dimensions:
H. 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.3.219a, b
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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