Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Double ba-bird

Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
664–30 B.C.
From Egypt
Cupreous metal
H. 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.); W. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.); D: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.) H. (with tang): 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
Not on view
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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