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Amulet

This heart amulet of fine limestone is bored at top for stringing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 140. 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, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3756

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets