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Ostracon with hieratic inscription

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside–Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19–26
Date:
ca. 1295–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Royal Cache Valley, higher up the valley than 22.3.22, MMA excavations, 1919-20
Medium:
Limestone, ink
Dimensions:
H. 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); W. 3.8 cm (1 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.3.26
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Museum excavations, 1920–22. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1922.

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