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Amulet of a baboon

Ape amulet, light blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7700. December 1931: 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

Width x length: 0.9 x 1.4 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1838

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets