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Magical figure of captive

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12–13
ca. 1981–1650 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid, not on map, Pit 485, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
H. 7.7 × W. 4.1 × D. 2.4 cm (3 1/16 × 1 5/8 × 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
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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