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Square of Papyrus with designs in ink ( "card game")

Period:
Late Period, Kushite–Saite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 25–26
Date:
ca. 712–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 801 (Embalmers' cache), MMA excavations
Medium:
Papyrus, ink
Dimensions:
L. 5 × W. 4.5 cm (1 15/16 × 1 3/4 in.); Framed (with 28.3.107-.108, .110): L. 25 × W. 25 cm (9 13/16 × 9 13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.3.109
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Museum excavations, 1921-1922. Acquired in the division of finds. Brought to New York and accessioned, 1928.

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