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Coil Basket

Late Period
Dynasty 25–26
ca. 712–525 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, MMA excavations
Palm fibre and leaf
H. 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Museum excavations, 1921-1922. Acquired in the division of finds. Brought to New York and accessioned, 1928.

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