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Amulet

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Polished amulet of ivory or other organic matter.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza,street 7500, debris . 1925 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.3 cm (7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.2372

Medium or Technique

Ivory?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets