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Victory stele of Thutmose III

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, temple B 500, first court (B 501, III-V, VI). January 19, 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1923: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: August 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, temple of Amen, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 172 x 90 x 18 cm (67 11/16 x 35 7/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.733

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele