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Ostracon Depicting Ramesses IX attributed to the chief draftsman Amenhotep

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 20
Reign:
reign of Ramesses IX
Date:
ca. 1126–1108 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Davis excavations, 1913
Medium:
Limestone, ink
Dimensions:
H. 15 cm (5 7/8 in.); W. 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1914
Accession Number:
14.6.215
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 124
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, 376, fig. 236.

Peterson, Bengt E. 1973. Medelhavsmuseet Bulletin. 7-8(1973), 26, footnote 135.

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