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Ostracon with sketch of a grazing antelope

Period:
Late Period, Saite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Reign:
reign of Psamtik I
Date:
664–610 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Nespakashuty (TT 312, MMA 509a), MMA excavations, 1922–23
Medium:
Limestone, ink
Dimensions:
H. 18.5 × W. 9 cm (7 5/16 × 3 9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.3.29
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Museum excavations, 1922–23. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1923.

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