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Papyrus scepter (wadj) amulet

Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
Dynasty 26–30
664–30 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, Pit 402 chamber B, MMA excavations, 1908–09
H. 4.8 x W. 2.3 cm (1 7/8 x 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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