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Head fragment

Period:
First Persian Period–Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 27–30
Date:
525–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
H. 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.3.386
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at the lower end of the Hatshepsut Causeway, Deir el Bahri Cache, 1915-16. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Shipped to the Museum and accessioned 1932.

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