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Relief, owl

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 2030–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Limestone, pigment
Dimensions:
13.3 x 11.5 cm (5 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.137.3
Not on view
Believed to have been excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum before 1936, and deaccessioned during the 1950s. Acquired by the Museum from Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1997.

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