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Thumb from a Composite Statue

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose IV
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Jasper
Dimensions:
l. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1398b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Purchased by Lord Carnarvon (d. 1923) from Mohammed Mohassib in Luxor. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

Ex. Coll.: Earl of Carnarvon
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