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Plaque Bead with Name of Thutmose IV and a Sphinx on the Reverse

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose IV
Date:
ca. 1400–1390 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Steatite (glazed)
Dimensions:
L. 1.4 cm (9/16 in); w. 1.1 cm (7/16 in); 0.4 cm (3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.207
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 119
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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