Inscribed Plaque with the Cartouche of Amunhotep III
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1390-1352 B.C.E., or later
1 5/8 x 13/16 x 1/8 in. (4.2 x 2 x 0.3 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Inscribed Plaque with the Cartouche of Amunhotep III, ca. 1390-1352 B.C.E., or later. Steatite, glazed, 1 5/8 x 13/16 x 1/8 in. (4.2 x 2 x 0.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.865E. Creative Commons-BY
back, 37.865E_back_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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Green glazed steatite amulet in the form of a round-topped plaque. The plaque is decorated, in low raised relief, with a cartouche containing the name [drawing of hieroglyphic inscription]. C.R. Williams was of the opinion that this might be read, despite the omission of the sun-disk as Amenhotep III.
Condition: Glaze fading to white on front surface; rear surface darkened.
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