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Tile, marsh scene

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), Royal Palace of Akhenaten, Petrie excavations, 1891–92
Medium:
Polychrome faience
Dimensions:
h. 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.); w. 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.932
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Petrie excavations 1891–1892. Acquired by Petrie in the division of finds. Acquired by Lord Amherst for his support. Purchased by Lord Carnarvon at the Amherst Sale, Sotheby's, 1921. Purchased by the museum with the Carnarvon Collection from Almina, Countess of Carnarvon, 1926.

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