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Ostracon Depicting Ramesses IX attributed to the chief draftsman Amenhotep

New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty 20
reign of Ramesses IX
ca. 1126–1108 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Davis excavations, 1913
Limestone, ink
H. 15 cm (5 7/8 in.); W. 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1914
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 124
Excavated by Theodore M. Davis, 1912–13 and acquired in the division of finds. Donated to the Museum by Davis, 1914.

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