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Mask

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Temple of Hatshepsut, Carnarvon/Carter excavations
Medium:
Pottery, gold leaf
Dimensions:
l. 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in); w. 6 cm (2 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.181.296a–d
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1906-1911. Retained by the Egyptian Antiquities Service in the division of finds. Purchased from the Egyptian Governement by the Metropolitan Museum, 1912.

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