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Mummy of Nepthys

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Meir, Khashaba excavations, 1910–11
Medium:
Human remains, linen, mummification material
Dimensions:
l. 165.2 cm (65 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.150.15c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 112
Excavated by Ahmed Kamal in excavations sponsored by Sayyid Khashaba at Meir, 1910. Received by Khashaba in the division of finds. Purchased from Khashaba by the Metropolitan Museum, 1911.

Thompson, Randall C., Adel H. Allam, Guido P. Lombardi, L. Samuel Wann, M. Linda Sutherland, James D. Sutherland, Muhammad Al-Tohamy Soliman, Bruno Frohlich, David Mininberg, Janet M. Monge, Clide M. Vallodolid, Samantha L. Cox, Gomaa Abd el-Maksoud, Ibrahim Badr, Michael I. Miyamoto, Abd el-Halim Nur el-din, Jagat Narula, Caleb E. Finch, and Gregory S. Thomas 2013. "Atherosclerosis across 4000 years of human history: the Horus study of four ancient populations." In The Lancet, March 10, p. 4.

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