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Writing Palette and Brushes of Princess Meketaten

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Upper Egypt; Thebes
Medium:
Ivory, rush, red, yellow, and black pigments
Dimensions:
L. 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in); w. 2.3 cm (7/8 in); th. 0.5 cm (3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1295
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 121
Acquired by Lord Carnarvon (d. 1923). Carnarvon Collection. Collection acquired by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon 1926.

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