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Ostracon with a Man's Profile

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), Dump, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Limestone, ink
Dimensions:
H. 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); W. 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.311
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
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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