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Amulet

Small faience amulet of a head (Osiris?) with wig and crown.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/500. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Accession Number

12.1312

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets