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Amulet

Period:
First Persian Period–Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 27–30
Date:
525–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Faience, stone
Dimensions:
L. 5/8 in. L. 3/8 in.
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1935
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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