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Late Period (743-332 BCE) to Ptolemaic Period (332-30 BCE)

Bronze

Overall: 5 11/16 x 2 1/16 x 3 3/8 in. (14.5 x 5.2 x 8.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III

181.2.25997

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Votive

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Course History

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Provenance

Walter Hines Page Collection (1855-1918); to Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1920's-1930's; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father's will], 1981.

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