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Linen mark (Type VI)

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
Possibly Senwosret I
Date:
ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 507 (The Slain Soldiers), MMA excavations, 1926–27
Medium:
Linen
Dimensions:
H. 21 × W. 15.2 cm (8 1/4 × 6 in.); Outside Dimensions: H. 21.6 × W. 15.9 cm (8 1/2 × 6 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.3.98
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 106
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926–1927. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1927.

"Fallen heroes? Winlock's 'slain soldiers' reconsidered." In Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 89, pp. 239–45.

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