Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Rim Fragment from a Vase

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, West, Tomb of Amenhotep III (WV 22), Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1915
Medium:
Faience, polychrome
Dimensions:
H. 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in); w. 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.962
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon, 1915; acquired by Lord Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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