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Artist's Sketch of a Horse

Late Period, Saite
Dynasty 26
reign of Psamtik I
664–610 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Nespakashuty (TT 312, MMA 509a), rubbish in court, MMA excavations, 1922–23
Limestone, ink
H. 13 cm (5 1/8 in.); W. 22.2 (8 3/4 in.); Th. 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Museum excavations, 1922-1923. Acquired in the division of finds, 1923

Phillips, Dorothy W. 1942. Ancient Egyptian Animals, Picture Books (Metropolitan Museum of Art), New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, fig. 36.

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