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Scaraboid

Period:
Late Period, Kushite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Reign:
reign of Shabaka
Date:
ca. 747–664 B.C.
Geography:
Possibly from Nubia; From Egypt and Sudan
Medium:
Glazed limestone
Dimensions:
l. 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in); w. 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.251
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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