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Altar

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Memphis (Mit Rahina), Temple of Ptah
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 0.622m x W. 0.61m
Credit Line:
Gift of The Egyptian Research Account and British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1908
Accession Number:
08.205.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated by the British School of Archaeology with funds from the Egyptian Research Account in Egypt. Received the by BSAE and the ERA from the Egyptian government in the division of finds. Allotted to the Museum through subscription, 1908.

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