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Amulet: Figure of Taweret

Late Period
Dynasty 26–30
664–332 B.C.
From Egypt
Faience, blue
H. 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Darius Ogden Mills, 1904
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Collection of Judge Elbert E. Farman, formed when he was U.S. consul general in Egypt 1876–84. Donated to the museum by Darius Ogden Mills, New York, in 1904.

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