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Sistrum fragment in the shape of a Hathor head

Period:
Late Period, Saite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Date:
664–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H. 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.988
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 406
Acquired by Lord Carnarvon (d. 1923) in Cairo from Maurice Nahman). Carnarvon Collection. Collection acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art from Almina, Countess of Carnarvon, 1926.

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