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Censer

Period:
First Persian Period–Dynasty 30
Dynasty:
Dynasty 27–30
Date:
525–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
L. 45 cm (17 11/16 inches)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.2.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Purchased by the Museum at Gimbel Brothers auction of Hearst Collection items, New York, March 1941. Previously Macgregor collection, sold at Sotheby's London Macgregor sale, 1922, as lot 1176 to Hearst.

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