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Twelfth Dynasty of Egypt in the Middle Kingdom

Egyptian Art, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12

Works of Art (26)

Bakers and Brewers from Meketre's model bakery, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Meketre, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.12)
Classic Kerma Beaker, Egyptian Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 13, ca. 1802–1640 B.C., Classical Kerma; From Abydos, Egypt, Garstang excavations, Black-topped red polished ceramic (20.2.45)
Cosmetic Jar in the Form of a Cat, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 1991–1783 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian alabaster (calcite) with inlaid eyes of rock crystal and copper (1990.59.1)
Drinking Cup, ca. 1900–1550 B.C., C-Group; From Faras, Lower Nubia, grave 110, Griffith excavations, Polished black ware with decoration filled with white pigment (13.125.28A)
Face of Senwosret III, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret III, ca. 1878–1840 B.C., Egyptian, Quartzite (26.7.1394)
Fish, Dynasty 12–13 (ca. 1981–1640 B.C.), Egyptian; Lisht North, Tomb L847, Gold, beryl (09.180.1182)
Head of a cobra, Dynasty 12–13 (ca. 1981–1640 B.C.), Egyptian; Lisht North, Carnelian (09.180.2455)
Head of Amenemhat III, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat III, ca. 1859–1813 B.C., Egyptian, Black granite (24.7.1)
Hedgehog amulet on a string, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1981–1802 B.C.), Egyptian; Lisht North, Pit 995, Glazed steatite, reed (22.1.301)
Hippo's head, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1981–1802 B.C.), Egyptian, Beryl (10.130.2310)
Middle Kingdom Coffins as Found, 1918–19 season, Ambrose Lansing (American), The Egyptian Expedition of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gelatin silver print (6A 123)
Mummy of the Chief Treasurer Ukhhotep (detail), Dynasty 12 (ca. 1991–1786 B.C.), Egyptian; From Meir, Wood, gold leaf, Egyptian alabaster, obsidian, and various organic materials (12.182.132)
Pectoral of Princess Sit-Hathor-yunet (detail), Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III, ca. 1887–1813 B.C., Egyptian; From Lahun, Gold, carnelian, feldspar, garnet, turquoise (16.1.3)
Relief of King Amenemhat I, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1981–1952 B.C., Egyptian, Painted limestone (08.200.5)
Relief of Senwosret I, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1961–1917 B.C., Egyptian, Painted limestone (14.3.6)
Ritual Figure, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Amenemhat II–Senwosret II, ca. 1919–1878 B.C., Egyptian; From Lisht, Painted wood (14.3.17)
Scarab ring, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1981–1802 B.C.), Egyptian, Amethyst, copper (10.130.910)

Scarab with the name of Hatshepsut, early Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, ca. 1473–1458 B.C., Egyptian, Glazed steatite (27.3.206)

Heart scarab of Ruru, Dynasty 18–20 (ca. 1550–1070 B.C.), Egyptian, Dark green stone (10.130.1650)

Naturalistic scarab, Late Period–Ptolemaic Period (ca. 688–30 B.C.), Egyptian, Alabaster (15.43.136)
Scribes from Meketre's model granary, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Meketre, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.11)
Sphinx of Senwosret III, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret III, ca. 1878–1840 B.C., From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Karnak probably, Gneiss (17.9.2)

Statue of an Offering Bearer, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, early reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1981–1975 B.C., From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Meketre (TT 280, MMA 1101), serdab, MMA 1920, Wood, gesso, paint (20.3.7)
Statuette of a Hippopotamus, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 1991–1783 B.C., Egyptian; Middle Egypt, Meir, Faience (17.9.1)
Statuette of a queen, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 12–Early Dynasty 13 (ca. 1825–1750 B.C.), Egyptian, Schist (65.59.1)
Statuette of Wah, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Wah, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.210)
Stela of Mentuwoser, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, year 17, reign of Senwosret I, ca. 1944 B.C., From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos (Umm el-Qaab, Tell el-Manshiya, others), Limestone, paint (12.184)
Storage Jar, ca. 2000–1600 B.C., C-Group; From Faras, Upper Nubia, grave 3, Griffith excavations, Red and black ware with incised linear decoration (13.125.29)
Traveling Boat being Rowed, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, early, ca. 1981–1975 B.C., From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Meketre (TT 280, MMA 1101), serdab, MMA 1920, Wood, paint, gesso, linen twine and linen fabric (20.3.1)