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Amulet of a hippo head

Black stone. Possibly part of field number 13-3-272 which describes a carnelian hippo heads from this provenance.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. S.F.166. 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

13.3690

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets