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Amulet of a falcon

Quartzite, crude hawk(?)

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. S.F.58 child's body. 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,

Accession Number

13.3651

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets