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Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 11, late
ca. 2051–1981 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep II, Temple Platform, North colonnade, Pit 5
L: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1905
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 105
Excavated at Deir el Bahri by Naville on behalf of the Egypt Exploration Fund. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds and given to the Museum through subscription, 1905.

Naville, Édouard F., H. R. Hall, and Edward R. Ayrton 1907. The XIth Dynasty Temple at Deir el-Bahari, vol. 1. Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Society, 28. London: Egypt Exploration Society, p. 46, pl. X.3.

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