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Late Period, Kushite
Dynasty 25
reign of Shabaqo
ca. 713–698 B.C.
Possibly from Nubia; From Egypt and Sudan
Bronze or copper alloy
diam. 1.9 cm (3/4 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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