Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 18
1 13/16 × 2 11/16 × 3/8 in. (4.6 × 6.8 × 0.9 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
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Nubian. Plaque, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Faience, 1 13/16 × 2 11/16 × 3/8 in. (4.6 × 6.8 × 0.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 38.555. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.38.555_view01.jpg)
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The plaque is of the conventional type found in foundation deposits of this period. The glaze was originally very brilliant blue but is now considerably deteriorated. At the left of the upper surface is a large cartouche in the upper part of which is the name of Amon. The lower part is probably an additional title.
Condition: surface weathered, some in-crustation.
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