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Amulet

This amulet is pierced for suspension and is in good condition, but the shape is not determinable.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.864

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets