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Block of Relief

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret I
Date:
ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Pyramid Temple of Senwosret I, Altar Court, MMA excavations, 1908–09
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
h. 35.6 cm (14 in); w. 47 cm (18 1/2 in); d. 8 cm (3 1/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.180.65
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
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.

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