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Knob from Wah's Coffin

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Amenemhat I, early
Date:
ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Wah (MMA 1102), MMA excavations, 1920
Medium:
Coniferous wood (spruce, cedar?), plaster
Dimensions:
l. 9 cm (3 9/16 in); w. 9 cm (3 9/16 in); h. 6.1 cm (2 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920
Accession Number:
20.3.202c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 105
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1920. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1920.

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