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Harness Fragments from a Chariot of Amenhotep III and of other leather objects

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
reign of Amenhotep III
ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, West Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Amenhotep III (WV 22), debris at entrance, Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1915
Leather (goatskin), dye, gold leaf
Credit Line:
Gift of Howard Carter, 1924
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated at the entrance of the tomb of Amenhotep III by Howard Carter on behalf of Lord Carnarvon, 1915. Donated to the Museum by Carter, 1924.

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