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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Burned Brick with Two Cartouches
Date Made:1045-992 BCE (Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, Reign of Menkheperre)
Type:Architectural Element
Materials:Baked brick, ashy red (burned)
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Thebes
Measurements:Overall: 12 in x 7 in x 3 5/8 in; 30.5 cm x 17.8 cm x 9.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Front: Stamped with 2 cartouches: naming High Priest of Amun Menkheperre ("Hemnetjer-tepy-en-amun Menkheperre"), a local king in the Theban area during Dynasty 21.
Accession Number:  MH 1910.2.A.SVII
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Large, roughly rectangular, red, ashy brick.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; writing; royalty; brick; architecture

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