Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ostracon Depicting a Man's Head

Period:
New Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Limestone, ink
Dimensions:
H. 12 cm (4 3/4 in.); W. 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.310
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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