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Cartouche Amulet Incribed with the Name Menkheperre

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, Temple of Hatshepsut, Hathor Chapel, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations
Medium:
Blue faience
Dimensions:
l. 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1905
Accession Number:
05.4.96
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated by Navithe Egypt Exploration Fund at Thebes. Received from the Egyptian government in the division of finds. Allotted to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1905.Excavated by Naville with sponsorship of the Egypt Exploration Fund and received by the EEF in the division of finds. Acquired by the Museum through subscription, 1905.

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