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Stela of Nakht

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, early
Date:
ca. 1950–1900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1911
Accession Number:
11.155.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 110
Purchased from Mohammed Mohassib in Luxor, and donated to the Museum by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1911.

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: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 332, fig. 220.

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