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Ostracon

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19–20
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, lateral valley leading to KV 8, Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1920
Medium:
Limestone, ink
Dimensions:
h. 35 cm (13 3/4 in); w. 19 cm (7 1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Earl of Carnarvon, 1923
Accession Number:
23.7.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1920. Acquired by Carnarvon in the Division of Finds. Given to the Museum, 1923.

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