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Name Panel from Mortuary Complex of Senwosret I

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret I
Date:
ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Pyramid Temple of Senwosret I, Enclosure wall, MMA excavations, 1907–34
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 419.1 x W. 117.5 cm (165 x 46 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909, 1933, 1934
Accession Number:
34.1.205
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 110
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1907 and 1934. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Winlock, Herbert E. 1935. "New Egyptian Rooms." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 30, no. 9 (September), p. 176.

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: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 184, 185; fig. 112; p. 185; p. 187.

Metropolitan Museum of Art 1962. Guide to the Collections, 3. New York, p. 19, fig. 21.

Arnold, Dieter, Dorothea Arnold, and Peter F. Dorman 1988. The South Cemeteries of Lisht, vol. I: The Pyramid of Senwosret I, Publications of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition, 22. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 62; pl. 32a, b; pl. 33a-e; pl. 34a-f; pl. 36b.

Arnold, Dieter and Peter Jánosi 2015. "The Move to the North: Establishing a New Capital." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n. 42.

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