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Model of Kd Heiroglyph Inscribed with Name of Ramesses II

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Possible Place Made: Thebes (Deir el-Bahari), Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1279-1213 B.C.E.
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 3 7/16 in. (1.6 x 8.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Model of Kd Heiroglyph Inscribed with Name of Ramesses II, ca. 1279-1213 B.C.E. Faience, 5/8 x 3 7/16 in. (1.6 x 8.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 52.54. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.54_transpc003.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 52.54_transpc003.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Cylindrical object, glazed light blue, probably representing the heiroglyph kd, "builder." The prenomen of Ramesses II painted, under glaze, in purple-blue and surmounted by disk and double plumes.
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