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Lintel of Thutmose III

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Limestone; cut in low relief and painted red, yellow blue etc. Cartouches of Thothmes III. In several pieces.


From Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: January 1, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, 1479–1425 B.C.

Object Place for Label


Abydos, Egypt


Height x width: 91.5 x 167.5 cm (36 x 65 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Painted limestone


The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Doors, jambs, lintels