Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Head from a statuette, perhaps of a dwarf

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–29
Date:
664–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H. 2 cm (13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1423
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Acquired by Lord Carnarvon (d. 1923). Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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