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Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURES Nubian; Egyptian
MEDIUM Faience
DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
DYNASTY late Dynasty 18
PERIOD New Kingdom
DIMENSIONS 1 13/16 × 2 11/16 × 3/8 in. (4.6 × 6.8 × 0.9 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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 incrustation.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, CUR.38.555_view01.jpg., 2018
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