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Fragment of a votive tablet

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Blue glaze, with inscriptions and cartouche of Thutmose III in black.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bahari, Temple of Mentuhotep. 1905: Egypt Exploration Fund Collection; 1905: Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund to the MFA.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

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Deir el-Bahari, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.2 x 2.6 x 0.9 cm (2 1/16 x 1 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.239

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects