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Object Number:29-223-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:French
Provenience: France
Manufacture Location: France
Period: First French Republic
Date Made: 1799
Early Date: 1799
Late Date: 1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Male Head
Alligator
Palm Tree
Thickness: 0.3 cm
Outside Diameter:3.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Maxwell Sommerville, 1901

Description

OBV: profile of an Egyptian male, and inscription: Conquette de la Haute Egypte An VIII REV: alligator chained to a palm tree, and inscription: Denon Direxit

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