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Crown with discs, two adjoining surfaces

New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty 18
reign of Akhenaten
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Great Temple of the Aten, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92
Red quartzite
H. 7.4 × W. 6.2 × Th. 4.6 cm (2 15/16 × 2 7/16 × 1 13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated at Amarna by Petrie and Carter 1891-2. Received by Lord Amherst in the division of finds. Purchased by Joseph Altounian, Paris, at Sotheby's, London, 1921. Purchased by the museum from Mme. Altounian-Lorbet, 1957.

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