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Head of Camel

Date:
4th–7th century
Geography:
Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Earthenware, slip, oxide pigment
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 7/16 x 1 9/16 in. (6 x 3.6 x 3.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.10.24.37
Not on view
Kharga Oasis
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Objects from the Kharga Oasis," August 6, 2012–August 4, 2013.

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