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Baboon holding a stela with the name Khnemibre (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. 3.5 × L. 2 × W. 1.5 cm (1 3/8 × 13/16 × 9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
55.167.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Purchased by the Museum from Michel Abemayor, New York, 1955.

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