Partially Restored Oblique Lyre

Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18, early
Date: ca. 1550–1458 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Pit 1, Chamber A debris, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium: Wood (frame), bronze or copper alloy, (staple) Bronze
Dimensions: Length of crossbar 31.3 cm.; of soundbox 19.5 cm.; Top of soundbox 22.3 cm.; Base of soundbox 19.5 cm.; Length from crossbar to base of soundbox: longer side 44 cm.; shorter side 33 cm.; Height of soundbox 17 cm.
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number: 16.10.504

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