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Section of lute instrument

Period:
Early New Kingdom–Ramesside Period
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Dra Abu el-Naga, Carnarvon/Carter excavations
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
l. 34.5 cm (13 9/16 in); w. 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.181.294
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1906-1911. Retained by the Egyptian Antiquities Service in the division of finds. Purchased from the Egyptian Governement by the Metropolitan Museum, 1912.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 24, fig. 9.

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