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Fragments of a statue of Neferpsamtik which mentions Apries: base

Late Period, Saite
Dynasty 26
reign of Apries
589–570 B.C.
From Egypt; Probably from Central Delta, Athribis (Tell Atrib)
Basalt (?)
L. 8.5 × W. 6 cm (3 3/8 × 2 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
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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