Game of Hounds and Jackals

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Reign: reign of Amenemhat IV
Date: ca. 1814–1805 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Birabi, pit tomb CC 25, debris, Carnarvon/Carter 1910
Medium: Ebony, ivory
Dimensions: Board: h. 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in); w. 15.2 cm (6 in)
Credit Line: Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number: 26.7.1287a–k

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