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Situla

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III
Date:
ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Middle Egypt, Asyut (Lykopolis)
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 0.175m
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.182.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 119
This metal situla is inscribed: "A divine offering for Amun dedicated by Kheruef"
Vertical inscription: Htp-nTr n jmn
God's offering for Amun
Horizonal inscription: jr.n Xr.w=f
which Kheruef made
Purchased in Asyut, 1912.

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