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Relief chalice rim fragment with a wedjat frieze and below that a Hathor sistrum head emerging from papyrus plants

Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty 21–24
ca. 1070–712 B.C.
From Egypt
4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Nathaniel Spear, Jr. Gift, 1986
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
The fragment has been joined to 2010.9.
Sold with the Macgregor collection, Sotheby's, London 1922. Acquired at that sale by the dealer Birtles, who sold it with a few others to de Pass, a resident of Cornwall, England. Donated by de Pass to the Cornwall Museum, Truro, England. Sold by the latter to the Museum, 1986.

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