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Box for an animal mummy surmounted by a coiled, rearing snake

Period:
Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
Date:
664–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Cupreous metal
Dimensions:
H. 9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.); W. 4 cm (1 9/16 in.); L. 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Darius Ogden Mills, 1904
Accession Number:
04.2.517
Not on view
Collection of Judge Elbert E. Farman, formed when he was U.S. consul general in Egypt 1876–84. Donated to the museum by Darius Ogden Mills, New York, in 1904.

Gillett, Charles R. Rev. 1898. Catalogue of the Egyptian Antiquities in Halls 3 and 4, Metropolitan Museum of Art Handbook, 4. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 1618.

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