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Diadem with two gazelle heads

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
Medium:
Gold, carnelian, opaque turquoise glass, decayed crizzled glass
Dimensions:
L. of forehead band 48 cm (18 7/8 in); w. at bottom of vertical strip 3 cm (1 1/8 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, George F. Baker and Mr. and Mrs. V. Everit Macy Gifts, 1920
Accession Number:
26.8.99
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
#3410. Diadem with two gazelle heads
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Purchased in Luxor with other objects presumed to be from western Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb 1, 1919; one rosette purchased 1921.

Scott, Nora E. 1964. "Egyptian Jewelry." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, new ser., vol. 22, no. 7 (March), p. 234, fig. 26; pp. 231.

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