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Furniture Knob or button inscribed for Akhenaten and Nefertiti
Furniture Knob or button inscribed for Akhenaten and Nefertiti - Ancient Art Style
Ref : 85757
24 000 €
Period :
BC to 10th century
Provenance :
Egypt
Medium :
Faience, blue glaze with inlays
Dimensions :
L. 0.98 inch X l. 1.57 inch X H. 1.97 inch
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Archaeology


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Furniture Knob or button inscribed for Akhenaten and Nefertiti

New Kingdom , 18th Dynasty Amarna Period, Akhenaton 1353-1336 B.C.

Provenance : Former American Collection, Simpson Morton, New York, acquired before 1960

This small knob or button is probably from a chest or cabinet used for containing perfume or ritual oil. It is inscribed with the names of Akhenaten and Nefertiti in cartouches.

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CATALOGUE

Ancient Art