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Model of Two Donkeys with Drivers

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11–mid 12
Date:
ca. 2030–1850 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir, Khashaba excavations, 1910–11
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
h. 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in); l. 50.5 cm (19 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.150.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated at Meir in excavations sponsored by Sayyid Pasha Khashaba. Received by him in the division of finds. Purchased from Khashaba, 1911.

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. 266.

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