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Section of lute instrument

Early New Kingdom–Ramesside Period
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Dra Abu el-Naga, Carnarvon/Carter excavations
l. 34.5 cm (13 9/16 in); w. 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
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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