Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Female figure

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11–18
Date:
ca. 2124–1504 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb MMA 810 (M10), Cemetery of Mentuhotep, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Baked clay
Dimensions:
H. 12 cm (4 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.417
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at Sheikh abd el-Qurna, Thebes, 1913-14. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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, 221, fig. 137.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part II: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p.17, fig. 6.

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