The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition of Masterworks from Ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom (ca. 2030-1650 B.C.) is a little known period of Egyptian history. The fascinating exhibition #MiddleKingdomEgypt from October 12, 2015 to January 24, 2016, includes some monumental stone sculptures and some delicate ancient Egyptian Jewelry. Here is the Coffin of Nakhtkhnum (Detail). Late Twelfth to mid-Thirteenth Dynasty,ca (1850-1750 B.C.) For more on this exhibition and the new album just up, click HERE
Image: © Metropolitan Museum of Art.