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Vulture Amulet

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–30
Date:
664–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Syenite (?)
Dimensions:
H. 2.5 × W. 1.3 cm (1 in. × 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.2009
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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