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Part of Egyptian Art
Date: 380–246 B.C.Accession Number: 2003.154
Date: 360–343 B.C.Accession Number: 34.2.1
Date: 360–343 B.C.Accession Number: 50.85
Date: 332–222 B.C.Accession Number: 49.121.1
Date: 4th century B.C.Accession Number: 1996.91
Date: 5th–4th century B.C.Accession Number: 25.2.10
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Reliefs in this gallery come from some of the temples commissioned by Kings Nectanebo I (380–362 B.C.) and Nectanebo II (360–343 B.C.), the last indigenous pharaohs, who invigorated the arts with an extensive building program. Statues exhibit a remarkable sensitivity in the rendering of the forms of the human body. The famous "Metternich stela" is the finest example extant of a type of magically potent monument. Water poured over such objects was believed to have healing power.
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