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Stela fragment

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, early
Date:
ca. 1950–1900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Nakht (493), south cemetery, Pit 419-420 (joined under ground), MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
L. 15 × W. 14 cm (5 7/8 × 5 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.346b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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