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Ostracon

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside, probably later
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19–20
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C., probably later
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings
Medium:
Limestone, ink, paint
Dimensions:
l. 6 cm (2 3/8 in); w. 7.7cm (3 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1909
Accession Number:
09.184.779
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated by Theodore M. Davis in the Valley of Kings, Thebes. Allotted to Davis by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Given by Davis to the Metropolitan Museum in 1909.

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