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Ostracon With an Artist's Sketch of a Tomb Scene

Period:
New Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Limestone, ink
Dimensions:
H. 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); W. 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.307
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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.110.

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