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Hieratic Ostracon

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. 24 × W. 11.5 cm (9 7/16 × 4 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.3.165
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Excavated by the Museum Expedition at Thebes, received in the division of finds, 1926. Found in the rubbish of the court that the tomb of Nespakashuty shares with the 11th Dynasty tomb (MMA 509),

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