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Paddle Doll

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Date:
ca. 2030–1981 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb MMA 816, pit, MMA excavations, 1929–30
Medium:
Wood, mud, linen string, paint
Dimensions:
H. 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.3.36a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 106
Museum excavations, 1929-1930. Acquired by the Museum in the division of fiinds, 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. 219.

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