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Amulet of a sun disc and amulet of a pyramidal stamp seal

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One sun disc amulet and one amulet of a pyramidal stamp seal.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from a heap of debris beside G 7525Y. 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: 1.5 x 1.3 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.2739

Medium or Technique

Gray specked serpentine

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets