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Amulet

One solid ball-shaped amulet, broken at both ends.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. 1924: 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

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2530

Medium or Technique

Agate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets