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Preserved Shoulder of Beef in Half of Case

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Early Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Ahmose I to Hatshepsut
Date:
ca. 1550–1479 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Meketre Valley, Burial of Prince Amenemhat (MMA 1021), inside or near entrance, MMA excavations, 1918–19
Medium:
Animal remains, linen
Dimensions:
Dimensions of case: L. 36 cm (14 3/16 in.); W. 22 cm (8 11/16 in.); Th. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.3.247
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations 1918-1919. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part II: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 52.

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