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  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)
    el Kab (made)

  • Date:

    c. 1506 BC - c. 1493 BC (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed composition with painted inscription

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Somers Clarke, esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment from a bue-green glazed composition menat necklace counterpoise. The fragment bears an inscription on either side, displaying the prenomen of Tuthmosis I, Aa-Kheper-ka-Ra, and the Goddess Nekhbet, in black ink on both faces. A groove runs down either side, also painted with black.

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)
el Kab (made)


c. 1506 BC - c. 1493 BC (made)

Materials and Techniques

Glazed composition with painted inscription

Marks and inscriptions

Royal prenomen and divine name.
Senusret I


Length: 6.4 cm, Width: 3.9 cm, Depth: 1.2 cm

Object history note

Found at el-Kab, 1901-2 excavation season.

Descriptive line

Fragment of a menat necklace counterpoise, blue-green glazed composition with painted inscription, el-Kab, Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty Eighteen, reign of Tuthmosis I


Ceramics Collection

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