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Ancient Art

Head from an anthropoid coffin

1085–330 B.C.

Wood

20.32 × 19.05 × 7.62 cm (8 × 7 1/2 × 3 in.)
Gift of Mrs. John Day Jackson
1966.116
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Third Intermediate Period, Late Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
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