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Amulet

One hawk or Ba-bird amulet

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5203 debris of pit. 1923: 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,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 0.5 x 0.7 x 0.3 cm (3/16 x 1/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-586

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets