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Wepwawet amulet

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–30
Date:
664–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Bronze, gold wire
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1324
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

Phillips, Dorothy W. 1942. Ancient Egyptian Animals, Picture Books (Metropolitan Museum of Art), New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, fig. 30.

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