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Statuette of a Dancing Pygmy from the Burial of Hepy

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12, early
Date: ca. 1950–1900 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, mastaba west of Senwosretankh, Pit 3, Burial of Hepy, in front of blocking wall, MMA excavations, 1933–34
Medium: Ivory
Dimensions: H. 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.); W. 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.); D. 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1934
Accession Number: 34.1.130

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