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Statuette of the lady Tiye

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
reign of Amenhotep III–Akhenaten
ca. 1390–1349 B.C.
From Egypt
Wood, carnelian, gold, glass, Egyptian blue, paint
h. 24 cm (9 7/8 in) base: w. 5.1 cm (2 in); d. 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 119
The "mistress of the harim Tiye" wears the voluminous wig and clinging dress of her time. Her necklace is made of gold, semi-precious stones and glass.
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