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Drill cap

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19–20
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
h. 1.8 cm (11/16 in); diam. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.860
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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