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Figured Ostracon with an Artist's Sketch

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19–20
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings
Medium:
Limestone, ink
Dimensions:
H. 29 cm (11 7/16 in.), w. 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1914
Accession Number:
14.6.213
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 124
Excavated by Theodore M. Davis, 1912–13 and acquired in the division of finds. Donated to the Museum by Davis, 1914.

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