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Staff finial

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten to Haremhab
Date:
ca. 1353–1336 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Faience, brown and white inlay
Dimensions:
h. 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in); w. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.2037
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
J. Pierpont Morgan Collection by 1913. Donated to the Museum, 1917.

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