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Sceptre

Sceptre

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1425 BC (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Turquoise-glazed composition or faience

  • Credit Line:

    Given by H.M. Kennard, Esq. (through Prof. Flinders Petrie, University College, London)

  • Museum number:

    437-1895

  • Gallery location:

    World Ceramics, room 145, case 45

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Physical description

Uas (ritual sceptre or staff) of turquoise-glazed composition or faience, with inscription concerning Amenhotep II (reigned 1427-1400 BC).

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)

Date

ca. 1425 BC (made)

Materials and Techniques

Turquoise-glazed composition or faience

Dimensions

Weight: 65.0 kg, Height: 215.9 cm, Width: 25.0 cm, Depth: 48.2 cm

Descriptive line

Uas (ritual sceptre or staff) of turquoise-glazed composition or faience, Egypt, New Kingdom: 18th Dynasty, about 1425 BC

Production Note

Made in the New Kingdom: 18th Dynasty.

Categories

Ceramics

Collection code

CER

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