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Amulet, hyena (?)

Period:
Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–30
Date:
664–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
L. 6.8 × H. 2.9 cm (2 11/16 × 1 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.2521
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
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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