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Lump of Red Jasper

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 20
Reign:
reign of Ramesses IV
Date:
ca. 1200–1085 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Ramesses IV temple over Valley Temple of Hatshepsut, foundation deposit, Carnarvon excavations, 1911
Medium:
Red jasper
Dimensions:
L. 1 cm (3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1063
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 124
Excavated by Carter and Carnarvon in 1911 in the area of the Valley Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Allotted to Lord Carnarvon in the division of finds by the Egyptian Government. Purchased by the Museum with the Carnarvon Collection from Lady Carnarvon in 1926.

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