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Plaque Inscribed with the Name Ahmose

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Ahmose
Date:
ca. 1550–1525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
l. 1.5 cm (9/16 in); w. 0.8 cm (5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.170
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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. 44.

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