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Sculptor's trial piece

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside or later
Dynasty:
Dynasty 20
Reign:
reign of Ramesses III or later
Date:
ca. 1295–1070 B.C. or later
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in); W. 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of James Douglas, 1890
Accession Number:
90.6.144
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
Collection of Dr. James Douglas, Quebec City. This piece was probably acquired between 1851–1865, when he is known to have traveled and collected in Egypt. Donated to the Museum by his son James S. Douglas, 1890.

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