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Amulet of a recumbent ram

This pale green faience amulet represents a recumbent, possibly mummified, ram. There is a suspension ring on the back.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, probably Dynasty 30, 380–332 B.C.

Accession Number

85.549

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets