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Sphinx of Hatshepsut

Sphinx of Hatshepsut

Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date: ca. 1473–1458 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Senenmut Quarry, MMA 1926–1928
Medium: Granite, paint
Dimensions: H: 164 cm (64 9/16 in.); L: 343 cm (135 1/16 in.); Wt: 6758.6 kg (14900 lb.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number: 31.3.166

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Torso of a High General

Torso of a High General

Date: 4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1996.91

Morte d'Arthur

Morte d'Arthur

Author: Sir Thomas Malory (British, 15th century)

Date: 1893
Accession Number: 920.84 M292

Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant

Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant

Date: ca. 300 B.C.
Accession Number: 48.11.2, .3

Descrizione degli' istromenti armonici d'ogni genere . . .

Descrizione degli' istromenti armonici d'ogni genere . . .

Author: Filippo Buonanni (Italian, 1638–1725)

Date: 1806
Accession Number: 226 B641

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