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First Intermediate Period–Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 11–17
ca. 2124–1580 B.C.
From Egypt and Sudan, Nubia, Faras, Cemetery 2, Grave 195, University of Oxford Excavations in Nubia 1911–1912
Shell, stone
l. 31.6 cm (12 7/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by F. Ll. Griffith during his 1911-1912 season at Gebel Faras. Ceded to Griffith in the division of finds. Sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Griffith, 1913.

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