Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Headrest of the Steward, Senbi

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 2030–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir, Khashaba excavations, 1910–11
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 15.8 cm × W. 17.5 cm (6 1/4 × 6 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.182.19
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by Sayyid Pasha Khashaba; sold to the Museum by Mohammed Mohassib, 1912.

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. 258.

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