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Bird-shaped seal of Shabaqo

Period:
Late Period, Kushite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 25
Reign:
reign of Shabaqo
Date:
ca. 712–698 B.C.
Geography:
Possibly from Nubia; From Egypt and Sudan
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
l. 2.5 cm (1 in); w. 1.6 cm (5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.249
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 125
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.

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