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Amulet of Hathor (?)

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Two gold sheet amulets; one of a deity, possibly Hathor. The other is a amulet with a suspension ring; crushed flat, faint design.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room IV . 1929 : 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 2.3 cm (1/2 x 7/8 in.) Overall: 1.1 x 11.5 cm (7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.2643

Medium or Technique

Gold Foil

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets