Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Jar stand

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, mastaba west of Senwosretankh, Pit 3, Burial of Hepy, MMA excavations, 1933–34
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
h. 1.7 cm (11/16 in); diam. 2.5 cm (1 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.1.129
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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