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Rope Jar Sling

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Date:
ca. 2030–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Ipy (TT 315, MMA 516A), Embalming cache, MMA excavations, 1922–23
Medium:
Reed rope
Dimensions:
Tray: L. 37 cm (14 9/16 in.); W. 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.3.310
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 106
Museum excavations, 1920–22. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1922.

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