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Fragment of a Stone Chest

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Tomb of Akhenaten
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
h. 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.); w. 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.); d. 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1905
Accession Number:
05.3.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
From the tomb of Akhenaten, north valley at Amarna, 1898. Ex collection John Ward (before 1902). Donated to the Museum by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1905.

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