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Amulet of Heh

Small amulet--faded green in color, broken in half


From Giza, Egypt, In 7691A, in debris of grave, 1928 : 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, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 1.4 x 0.9 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glazed Faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets