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Amulet fragment

One fragment of an amulet in the form of a lotus flower with a flat back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris from G 7131. 1924: 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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.1 x 1.9 x 0.4 cm (7/16 x 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2412

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets