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Head of king Amasis

Period:
Late Period, Saite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Reign:
reign of Amasis
Date:
570–526 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Greenish limestone (Identified by Ann Heywood, 1996)
Dimensions:
H. 6.5 × W. 5.9 × D. 5.1 cm (2 9/16 × 2 5/16 × 2 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Fletcher Fund and The Guide Foundation Inc. Gift, 1966
Accession Number:
66.99.178
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Collection of Albert Gallatin, purchased by the Museum in 1966. Purchased by him from Charles Kelekian, January 1955.

Bianchi, Robert 1979. "Ex-votos of Dynasty XXVI." In Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Abteilung Kairo, p. 18, n. 27.

Josephson, Jack A. 1995. Metropolitan Museum Journal, 30. New York, p. 8, fig. 5.

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