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Tell el-Yahudiya-ware jar

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 13 or later
ca. 1750–1600 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Rehuerdjersen (384), Pit 381, MMA excavations, 1920–22
h. 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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.: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p.12.

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