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Reconstructed Sarcophagus of Senenmut

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71) and hillside below, MMA excavations, 1930–31
Medium:
Quartzite
Dimensions:
l. 235 cm (92 1/2 in.); w. 85.5 cm (33 1/2 in.); h. 82.5 cm (32 1/2 in.); th. 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.3.95
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Museum excavations, various years. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1931.

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