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Four Egyptian faience figures
From left to right:
Dynasty 27–29, ca. 525–380 B.C.E.
New Kingdom, 1567–1087 B.C.E.
Late period, Dynasty 21-22, ca. 1069–715 B.C.E.
shawabti of a man named Zedher
Late period, Dynasty 33, ca. 380–343 B.C.E.
A small exhibit highlighted Egyptian faience, a colorful composite of quartz and copper oxides made in the ancient world. Drawn mainly from the permanent collection, the exhibit included shawabtis, amulets, scarabs, and jewelry.
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