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Stela of Aamtju

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Date:
ca. 1550–1504 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, East of Pabasa, Radim, MMA excavations, 1918–19
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
H. 55.5 cm (21 7/8 in); w. 34 cm (13 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.3.32
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, 1918-1919. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1919.

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. 53.

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