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Canopic jar head of Kay

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir, Tomb of Kay, Khashaba excavations
Medium:
Linen covered with stucco
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.150.18d
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112
Excavated by Sayyid Pasha Khashaba and received in the division of finds. Purchased by the Museum from Nicolas Tano, 1911.

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