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Cartouche of Amenhotep III

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III
Date:
ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, West Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Amenhotep III (WV 22), Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1915
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H. 2.3 cm (7/8 in); w. 1.1 cm (7/16 in); th. 0.2 cm (1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1087
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated in the tomb of Amenhotep III (WV 22) by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon, 1915. Received by Lord Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection, 1915-1926. Sold to the Museum by Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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