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Turtle as a Votive Mehen Game

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3100–2649 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Serpentinite
Dimensions:
W. 12 x L. 15 x Th. 5.2 cm (4 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 2 1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Alice Hampshire Silver, 1961
Accession Number:
61.33
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Thebes

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "From Land to Landscape." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 29–30, no. 16.

Allen, Susan J. 2011. "Works in the Exhibition." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 245, no. 16.

Art du Jeu, Jeu dans l'Art. 2012. Paris, 128 (cat. 129).

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