Fruit Cake, ca. 1492–1473 B.C. From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Hatnefer and Ramose (below TT 71), inside Basket "C", MMA 1935–1936. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1936 (36.3.81)
This model of a combined bakery and brewery was discovered in a hidden chamber at the side of the passage leading into the rock cut tomb of the royal chief steward Meketre, who began his career under King Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II of Dynasty 11 and continued to serve successive kings into the early years of Dynasty 12.
Ipuy and Wife Receive Offerings from Their Children (substantially restored) Artist: Norman de Garis Davies (1865–1941) Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside Dynasty: Dynasty 19 Reign: reign of Ramesses II Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C. Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Medina Medium: Tempera on paper Dimensions: framed: h. 51.1 cm (20 1/8 in); w. 77.2 cm (30 3/8 in) facsimile: h. 47.5 cm (18 11/16 in); w. 74 cm (29 1/8 in) scale 1:3 Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1930 Accession Number…
Cuneiform tablet: private letter | ca. 20th–19th century B.C. | Anatolia, probably from Kültepe (Karum Kanesh) | Old Assyrian Trading Colony | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klejman, 1966 (66.245.8)
Female Offering Bearer, ca. 1981–1975 B.C. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, early reign of Amenemhat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920 (20.3.7) #OneMetManyWorlds