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Statuette of Wepwawet

Period:
Third Intermediate Period–Late Period
Date:
ca. 700–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy, gold inlay
Dimensions:
H. 20.3 × W. 20.3 cm (8 × 8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.281.103
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Collection of Norbert Schimmel, purchased by Mr. Schimmel from Galerie du Sycomore, Geneva, about 1983. Donated to the Museum by the Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989. Published in the MMA Bulletin, Spring 1992.

Mertens, Joan, Catharine H. Roehrig, Marsha Hill, Elizabeth J. Milleker, and Oscar White Muscarella 1992. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, new ser., vol. 49, no. 4 (Spring), New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 59, no. 50.

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