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Jar and rod holding wrappings in the shape of an animal corpse (Imiut)

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Reign: reign of Amenemhat II
Date: ca. 1919–1885 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Mastaba of Imhotep, chamber inside the south enclosure wall, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), cedar, ointment
Dimensions: Vase: H. 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.); Diam 10 cm (3 15/16 in.) Rod with vase: H. 59.3 cm (22 3/8 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1914
Accession Number: 14.3.19–.20

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