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Amulets of falcons

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Two small hawk amulets

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, 7691A, in debris of grave, 1928 : 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: 0.9 x 0.9 x 0.2 cm (5/16 x 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1361

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets