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Mummified organ (liver?) and wax figure

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 25–30
Date:
ca. 712–332 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb TT 252, MMA excavations, 1930–31, field no. 35127
Medium:
Human remains, wax
Dimensions:
a) Figure H. 8cm (3 1/8 in)
b) Liver L. 19 cm (7 1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.320a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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