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Model ax head

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–18
Date:
ca. 1981–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Blue faience
Dimensions:
W. 10 cm (3 15/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.903
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Carnarvon Collection, before 1923, purchased by Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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, p. 282, fig. 185.

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