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New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
reign of Amenhotep III
ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Mottled semi-translucent quartz
h. 2.3 cm (7/8 in); l. 2.6 cm (1 in); d. 1 cm (3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Vaughn Foundation Gift, by exchange, 1980
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 119
Purchased from Robyn Symes, London, 1980. Published in Notable Acquisitions, 1979–1980, pp. 11-12; An Egyptian Bestiary (BMMA, Spring 1995), p. 13. Continously exhibited.

Arnold, Dorothea 1995. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, new ser., vol. 52, no. 4 (Spring), New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 13, no. 7.

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