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Foundation Plaque inscribed with cartouche of Psuennes I

Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty 21
reign of Psusennes I
ca. 1040–992 B.C.
From Egypt; Probably from Eastern Delta, Tanis (San el-Hagar)
L.13.2 ×W. 7 cm (5 3/16 × 2 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Ex-collection Tigrane Pasha D'Abro, Egypt (d. 1904). Purchased from Michel Abemayor, New York, 1955.

Scott, Nora E. 1956. "Recent Additions to the Egyptian Collection." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, new ser., vol. 15, no. 3 (November), p. 87, fig. 17.

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