Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Administrative Seal

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, South of the tomb of Imhotep, north of the royal causeway, MMA excavations, 1930–31
Medium:
Clay (unfired)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.1.143t
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 191.

Related Objects

Jug Decorated with Dolphins and Birds

Date: ca. 1750–1550 B.C. Medium: Pottery, manganese black, gypsum fill Accession: 22.1.95 On view in:Gallery 111

Guardian Figure

Date: ca. 1919–1885 B.C. Medium: Cedar wood, plaster, paint Accession: 14.3.17 On view in:Gallery 111

Ritual Scene with Senwosret I

Date: ca. 1961–1917 B.C. Medium: Limestone, paint Accession: 14.3.6 On view in:Gallery 110

Relief block depicting plucking and roasting fowl and herds crossing water

Date: ca. 1962–1952 B.C. Medium: Limestone Accession: 15.3.1164 On view in:Gallery 108

Ointment Jar

Date: ca. 1981–1952 B.C. Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) Accession: 08.200.15b On view in:Gallery 108