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Ostracon With a Royal Head

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19–20
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Davis excavations, 1912
Medium:
Limestone, ink
Dimensions:
H. 26 cm (10 1/4 in); w. 22 cm (8 11/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1914
Accession Number:
14.6.209
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated by Theodore M. Davis, 1912–13 and acquired in the division of finds. Donated to the Museum by Davis, 1914.

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, p. 363, fig. 229.

Peterson, Bengt E. 1973. Medelhavsmuseet Bulletin. 7-8(1973), 26, footnote 140.

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