Plaque

Foundation deposit, plaque

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 25.3.98

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 7.5 cm (preserved)

Material(s) faience

Fragment of a rectangular, flat faience plaque. In the middle there is fragment of vertical hieroglyphic inscription in black ink:

"...-ka, Amun-Ra... (...kȝ Jmn-Rʿ...)".

 

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

Excavated by the H.E. Winlock (Metropolitan Museum of Art) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari in 1923-1924. Gained by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1925 in the division of finds (Rogers Fund).

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