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Amulet Plaque

Period:
Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
Date:
664–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Southern Upper Egypt, Gebelein (Krokodilopolis)
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in), W. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in), D. 0.1 cm (1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.2.19
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Purchased in Luxor from Sayed Melettam, 1924.

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