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Miniature vessel of Perneb

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 5
Reign:
reign of Isesi–Unis
Date:
ca. 2381–2323 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Tomb of Perneb, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1914
Accession Number:
14.7.40
Not on view
From Saqqara, purchased from the Egyptian government, 1914.

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. 118.

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