Gold Leaf probably from sheath for a model dagger (12.183.17a)
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir, Tomb of Hapiankhtifi, Mummy, Khashaba excavations, 1910–12
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1912
Not on view
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, p. 283-284.