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Lion

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13, late–18, early
Date:
ca. 1700–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery north of Senwosret (758), Pit 809, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
h. 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.415
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.

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. 225.

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