Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Gold Leaf probably from sheath for a model dagger (12.183.17a)

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir (Mir), Tomb of Hapiankhtifi, Mummy, Khashaba excavations
Medium:
Gold leaf
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1912
Accession Number:
12.183.17c
Not on view
Purchased from Sayyid Pasha Khashaba by J. Pierpont Morgan and donated to the Museum, 1912.

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