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Amulet

This is a fragmentary amulet of crouching dog. The hindquarters are missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF132. 1913: 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, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3753

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets