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Taweret Amulet

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–30
Date:
664–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
H. 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of James Douglas, 1890
Accession Number:
O.C.2876
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Collection of Dr. James Douglas, Quebec City. This piece was probably acquired between between 1851–1865, when he is known to have traveled and collected in Egypt. Donated to the Museum by his son James S. Douglas, 1890.

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