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Partially Restored Oblique Lyre

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Date:
ca. 1550–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Pit 1, Chamber A debris, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Wood (frame), bronze or copper alloy, (staple) Bronze
Dimensions:
Length of crossbar 31.3 cm.; of soundbox 19.5 cm.; Top of soundbox 22.3 cm.; Base of soundbox 19.5 cm.; Length from crossbar to base of soundbox: longer side 44 cm.; shorter side 33 cm.; Height of soundbox 17 cm.
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.504
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.

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