Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Folding stool

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11–13
Date:
ca. 2030–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir, Khashaba excavations, 1910–11
Medium:
Wood, leather, bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 35.7 cm (14 1/16 in); w. 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in); d. 37.7 cm (14 13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.182.58
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated at Meir by Sayyid Pasha Khashaba. Acquired by Khashaba in the division of finds. Purchased from Khashaba by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1912.

Breasted, James H. Jr. 1936. Geschichte Ägyptens. Zürich, pl. 319.

Scott, Nora E. 1944. Home Life of the Ancient Egyptians: A Picture Book. New York: Plantin Press, fig. 12.

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, 259, fig. 166.

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