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Model Dish from a Foundation Depsoit

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
reign of Thutmose III
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes; Probably from Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Merytre-Hatshepsut (KV 42), foundation deposit
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), paint
Diam. 7 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Purchased by the Museum from Sayed Molattam, Luxor, 1932.

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.128.

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