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Gazelle of Ankhshepenwepet

Period:
Late Period, Kushite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 25
Date:
ca. 712–664 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 56, MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Dried gazelle, bone, skin
Dimensions:
H. 46 cm
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.3.203
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 126
Museum excavations 1923–24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

Winlock, Herbert E. 1924. "The Egyptian Expedition 1923–1924: The Museum's Excavations at Thebes." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 12 (December, Supplement), p. 30, fig. 35.

Aston, David 2009. Burial Assemblages of Dynasty 21–25: Chronology – Typology – Developments. Contributions to the chronology of the Eastern Mediterranean, vol. 21, Denkschriften der Gesamtakademie, 56. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, p. 198.

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