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Amulet

Headrest, gray, slightly chipped.

Provenance

Giza, 7011C. January 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

26-1-338

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets