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Amulet of a serpent head

Carnelian: Serpent's head. Ring on back.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7661 A, Room VII [Excav. date] April 27, 1929. 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, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

29.1493

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets