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Carved Plaque

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III
Date:
ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
H. 4 × W. 6 cm (1 9/16 × 2 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1339
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 119
Purchased in Thebes by Lord Carnarvon (d. 1923). Carnarvon Collection until 1926. Sold to the Museum by Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

Lythgoe, Albert M. 1927. "The Carnarvon Egyptian Collection." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 22, no. 2 (February), p. 34 (photo).

Lilyquist, Christine, Peter F. Dorman, and Edna R. Russmann 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 41, no. 3 (Winter), New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 34, pl. 34.

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