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Inlaid Floral Ornament

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
reign of Thutmose III
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
Gold, stone
H. 2.4 x W. 1.9 cm (15/16 x 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1970
Accession Number:
Not on view
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 pieces were brought to the museum from Ernst Kofler, Lucerne, in 1969, and were purchased from that gallery in 1970. Published in 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.

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