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Limestone handle

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Artist Unidentified (Egyptian)


Limestone handle

Creation Date

2134 BCE - 1675 BCE


2 3/4 x 1 in. (7 x 2.54 cm)

Object Type


Creation Place

Ancient Mediterranean, Egyptian

Medium and Support


Credit Line

Donated in Honor of Arnold Kates by Barbara Kates-Garnick and Marc B. Garnick '68


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Accession Number


Object Description

Per the Donor, The MET's Commentary: Handle made of limestone from el Light XI – XVI dynasty 2134-1675 BC