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Astronomical papyrus fragments with a representation of the planet Saturn

Period:
Third Intermediate Period–Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 25–26
Date:
ca. 700–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 601, MMA excavations, 1922–24
Medium:
Papyrus, ink
Dimensions:
Cannot be measured
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
26.3.322
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition, 1918-1919. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds

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