Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Relief fragment, tomb of Meketre

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Amenemhat I, early
Date:
ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Meketre (TT 280, MMA 1101), MMA excavations, 1920
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
H. 9.9 × W. 8.5 × D. 1.9 cm (3 7/8 × 3 3/8 × 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920
Accession Number:
20.3.994
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 106
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1920. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1920.

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