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Ceiling Fragment Depicting Pigeons

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep III
Date:
ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Malqata, Ho W1, MMA excavations, 1911–12
Medium:
Mud plaster, paint
Dimensions:
H. 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in), w. 138 cm (54 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.180.257
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 119
#3430. Ceiling Fragment Depicting Birds from the Palace of Amenhotep III
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Museum excavations, 1911-1912. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1912.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part II: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 246.

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