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Amulet heart

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Amulet heart, blue-green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7600 street debris East of G 7650. 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, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 0.7 x 0.4 cm (1/2 x 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2346

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets