Jewelry chest of Sithathoryunet

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Reign: reign of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III
Date: ca. 1887–1813 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, el-Lahun (Illahun, Kahun; Ptolemais Hormos), Tomb of Sithathoryunet (BSA Tomb 8), EES 1914
Medium: Ebony, ivory, gold, carnelian, blue faience, silver
Dimensions: l. 43.8 cm (17 1/4 in); w. 32.2 cm (12 11/16 in); h. 37.5 cm (14 3/4 cm)
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers Fund and Henry Walters Gift, 1916
Accession Number: 16.1.1

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