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Shabti Coffin

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–18
Date:
ca. 1570–1525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Dra Abu el-Naga, Tomb of Tetiky (TT 15), Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1907–11
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
L. 20 cm (7 7/8 in); H. 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.181.236a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon between 1907 and 1911. Went to the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Purchased from the Egyptian Goverenment in 1912.

Carnarvon, 5th Earl of and Howard Carter 1912. Five Years' Explorations at Thebes. pp. 19-21.

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