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Ritual tool for the "Opening of the Mouth" ceremony

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, Foundation Deposit 3 (C), MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
l. 27 cm (10 5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.3.42
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Museum excavations 1923–24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

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