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Menat Counterpoise, Darius I

Period:
First Persian Period, Darius
Dynasty:
Dynasty 27
Reign:
reign of Darius I
Date:
521–486 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
L. 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.1048
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Acquired by Lord Carnarvon (d. 1923). Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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