Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Hieratic ostracon

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19–20
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Davis excavations, before 1913
Medium:
Limestone, ink
Dimensions:
l. 27 cm (10 5/8 in); w. 16 cm (6 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1914
Accession Number:
14.6.216
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Excavated by Theodore M. Davis, 1912–13 and acquired in the division of finds. Donated to the Museum by Davis, 1914.

Related Objects

Artist's Sketch of Pharaoh Spearing a Lion

Artist: Date: ca. 1186–1070 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.1453
Date: ca. 1186–1070 B.C. Medium: Limestone, ink Accession: 26.7.1453 On view in:Gallery 124

Artist's Sketches of Senenmut

Artist: Date: ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Accession Number: 31.4.2
Date: ca. 1479–1458 B.C. Medium: Limestone, ink Accession: 31.4.2 On view in:Gallery 116

Artist's Gridded Sketch of Senenmut

Artist: Date: ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Accession Number: 36.3.252
Date: ca. 1479–1458 B.C. Medium: Limestone, ink Accession: 36.3.252 On view in:Gallery 116

Shabti box and shabtis

Artist: Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Accession Number: 86.1.14-related
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C. Medium: Painted wood, limestone, and ink Accession: 86.1.14-related On view in:Gallery 126

Head from an Osiride Statue of Hatshepsut

Artist: Date: ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Accession Number: 31.3.164
Date: ca. 1479–1458 B.C. Medium: Limestone, paint Accession: 31.3.164 On view in:Gallery 115