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Jar with the name of Xerxes the Great

Late Period
Dynasty 27
reign of Xerxes I
486–466 B.C.
From Egypt
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
H. 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in); Dia. 22.8 cm (9 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 406
Purchased by the Museum from Maurice Nahman, Cairo, 1913-14.

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