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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.


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.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets