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  • Artist's sketches of Senenmut, New Kingdom, early co–reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1423 b.c.
    Egyptian; From western Thebes (Sheikh Abd el–Qurna, below TT71)
    Limestone; W. 6 3/4 in. (17 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1931 (31.4.2)

    Senenmut was an important official in the court of Hatshepsut. This ostracon, a limestone chip used as an artist's sketch pad, was uncovered during the Museum's excavations of the hillside below Senenmut's tomb. The two sketches resemble other representations of Senenmut.

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  • Artist's sketches of Senenmut, New Kingdom, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1423 B.C.
    Egyptian; From western Thebes (Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, below TT71)
    Limestone; W. 6 3/4 in. (17 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1931 (31.4.2)

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