Tjes-Knot Amulet

Foundation deposit, amulet

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 22.3.259

Provenance

Description

Material(s) ebony

Wooden (ebony) tjes-knot amulet with incised prenomen of Hatshepsut on the front side. Length 12.1cm.

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

Excavated by the H.E. Winlock (Metropolitan Museum of Art) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari (deposit B, group A) in 1920-1922. Gained by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1922 in the division of finds (Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness gift).

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