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Part of Egyptian Art
Date: 525–404 B.C.Accession Number: 1992.55
Date: ca. 1203–1200 B.C.Accession Number: 34.2.2
Date: ca. 1295–1270 B.C.Accession Number: 2000.62
Date: ca. 1070–712 B.C.Accession Number: 2009.175
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.Accession Number: 13.183.2a, b
Date: ca. 590 B.C.Accession Number: 07.229.1a, b
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This gallery provides the visitor with another opportunity to experience the monumental in Egyptian art. The granite jamb of a huge gateway comes probably from the funerary temple of Ramesses II (ca. 1279–1213 B.C.). It was excavated by the Museum in a later temple where it had been reused. The limestone relief from another gateway was once part of a gate into the palace of King Apries at Memphis (589–570 B.C.). Sarcophagi, statues, and portrait heads join the display.
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