Rope Jar Sling

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 2030–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Ipy (TT 315), Embalming cache (MMA 516A), MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Reed rope
Dimensions:
Tray: L. 37 cm (14 9/16 in.); W. 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.3.310
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 106
Museum excavations, 1920–22. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1922.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 262, 292.