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Fragment from Hatshepsut's fallen obelisk at Karnak

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Figure of Amen-Ra

Provenance

From Thebes, Karnak, temple of Amen, colonnade of Thutmose I, south obelisk of Hatshepsut. 1835: collected by John Lowell with permission of the Egyptian government (Lowell diary); 1875: given to the MFA by John A. Lowell and Miss Lowell. (Accession Date: March 18, 1875)

Credit Line

Gift of heirs of Francis Cabot Lowell

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, 1473–1458 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Karnak, Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 86 x 122 x 74 cm (33 7/8 x 48 1/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

75.13

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements