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Seal, Amasis

Period:
Late Period, Saite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Reign:
reign of Amasis
Date:
570–526 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.850
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Formerly Carnarvon Collection, purchased in Paris before 1923. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

Jansen-Winkeln, Karl 2014. Inschriften der Spätzeit, Teil IV: Die 26. Dynastie, 2 vols.. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, p. 476.

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