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Canopic chest of Hapiankhtifi

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir, Tomb of Hapiankhtifi, Khashaba excavations, 1910–12
Medium:
Wood (Juniperus sp.), paint
Dimensions:
20 7/8 in. (53 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1912
Accession Number:
12.183.14a–c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112
Purchased from Sayyid Pasha Khashaba by J. Pierpont Morgan and donated to the Museum, 1912.

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, pp. 321-322, fig. 209.

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