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Ostracon with hieratic inscription

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 25–26
Date:
ca. 712–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, East of Pabasa, Radim, MMA excavations, 1918–19
Medium:
Limestone, ink
Dimensions:
H. 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.); W. 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.); D. 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.); Diam. 15.5cm (6 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.3.24
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Museum excavations, 1918-1919. Acquired in the division of finds, 1919.

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