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Fragment of a model temple gateway

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Ffigure of king kneeling in pose of worship incised deeply on face; horizontal band of incised hieroglyphics above; projection at back.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Seti I, 1294–1279 B.C.

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Dimensions

Height x width: 26.2 x 16 cm (10 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1502

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief