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Menat of Taharqo: the King Being Nursed by the Lion-Headed Goddess Bastet

Period: Late Period, Kushite
Dynasty: Dynasty 25
Reign: reign of Taharqo
Date: 690–664 B.C.
Geography: Possibly from Nubia; From Egypt and Sudan
Medium: Faience
Dimensions: h. 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in); w. 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in); th. 0.8 cm (5/16 in)
Credit Line: Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number: 41.160.104
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