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Offering table, Nefertiti cartouches

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Great Temple of the Aten, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92
Medium:
Limestone, sandy to indurated
Dimensions:
H. 4.5 (4 at front) x W. 13 x D. 6.5 cm
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.180.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated at Amarna by Petrie and Carter 1891-2. Received by Lord Amherst in the division of finds. Purchased by Joseph Altounian, Paris, at Sotheby's, London, 1921. Purchased by the museum from Mme. Altounian-Lorbet, 1957.

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