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Model Pot Stand from a Foundation Deposit for Hatshepsut's Tomb

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Hatshepsut (KV 20), Foundation deposit, Davis/Carter excavations, 1903–04
Medium:
Palm leaf, grass
Dimensions:
Diam. 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.8.13
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Theodore M. Davis excavations by Carter, 1903-1904. Acquired by Davis in the division of finds, 1903. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accessioned 1930.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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.: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p.103.

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