Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Female figure

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1991–1450 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Birabi, Tomb CC 24, Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1910
Medium:
Conifer (Cedar)
Dimensions:
h. 17 cm (6 11/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1416
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1910. Acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

Carnarvon, 5th Earl of and Howard Carter 1912. Five Years' Explorations at Thebes. p. 52, pl. XLIV.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 220, fig. 137.

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