Fragment of a Book Label Maker: Unknown

1390–1352 B.C.

Ancient Art

Not on view

Blue-glazed faience


3/4 × 1/8 × 1 9/16 in. (1.9 × 0.3 × 4 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Ludlow S. Bull, B.A. 1907

Accession Number



Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III


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ex-Garrett Chatfield Pier Collection.
  • Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 99, no. 50, fig. 50a
  • Gerry D. Scott, III, The Past Rediscovered: Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale Peabody Museum, 1983), 23, no. 258, ill
  • Alfred Hermann, "Buchillustrationen auf ägyptischen Bücherkästen," Miteilungen des Deutschen Archaeologischen Instituts, Abteilung Kairo 15 (1957), 112–118
  • Jean Capart, "Les Ex-Libris d'Aménophis III," Cronique d'Egypte 20 (July 1935), 23–25, fig. 2, 3
  • Ludwig Keimer, "Bemerkungen und Lesefrüchte zur Altägyptischen Naturgeschichte," Kêmi (1929), 90–94
  • Dr. Henry Reginald Holland Hall, "An Egyptian Royal Bookplate: The Ex-Libris of Amenophis III and Teie," Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 12, nos. 1–2 (April 1926), 31–32
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"The book of the Ma (pomengranate?) -tree"

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