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Fragments of a statue of Neferpsamtik which mentions Apries: back pillar

Period:
Late Period, Saite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Reign:
reign of Apries
Date:
589–570 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Central Delta, Athribis (Tell Atrib)
Medium:
Stone (?) graywacke (?) basalt (?)
Dimensions:
L. 13.5 × W. 6.5 cm (13.5 cm, 2 9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1008a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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