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Plaque inscribed for Thutmose III

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Glazed steatite
Dimensions:
H. 1.8 cm (11/16 in); w. 1.3 cm (1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.8.564
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
On one side of this plaque Thutmose III seen enthroned beneath a winged disk. On the other he is depicted as a sphinx striding over a captive.
Formerly Theodore M. Davis Collection. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accesioned, 1930.

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