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Dwarf

Period:
Late Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, late - 13 up to 1700
Date:
ca. 1850–1700 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid below House A1:2, Pit 884, MMA excavations, 1920–21
Medium:
Faded blue faience
Dimensions:
h. 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.125
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: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 222.

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