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Rosettes

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
Medium:
Gold, gesso, carnelian, jasper, glass
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2.1
Not on view
Purchased with items believed to be from the Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Thutmose III found during World War I. The finds from the tomb had been purchased by the museum in almost their entirety by 1926. These elements were purchased in 1966 from Ernst Kofler, Lucerne. See Christine Lilyquist, The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III, 2003, Cat. 114.

Lilyquist, Christine 2003. The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III. 2003. New York, pp. 119, 122–25, fig. 91f; pp. 164–67, no. 114; p. 227, figs. 158–59; pp. 253, 287, 333, 337, 352.

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