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Tjes-Knot Amulet

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, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 353), Foundation deposit, MMA excavations, 1926–27
Medium:
Wood (cedar)
Dimensions:
L. 4.2 × W. 2.1 cm (1 5/8 × 13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.3.501
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926–1927. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1927.

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