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Leather fragment

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11–18
Date:
ca. 2124–1504 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb MMA 839, MMA excavations
Medium:
Green leather (sheepskin)
Dimensions:
L. 17 × W. 13 cm (6 11/16 × 5 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.3.73
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, various years. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1931.

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: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 240.

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