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Amulets

This is a group of: a) one triangular amulet with a loop for suspension at the top b) one fly ? amulet with a loop for suspension at the top c) one seated god amulet with a loop for suspension at the top d) one circle amulet with incised spiral decoration and a loop for suspension at the top e)...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5054. 1923: 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,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

a: 1.9 x 1.8 cm (3/4 x 11/16 in.) b: 1.1 x 1.2 cm (7/16 x 1/2 in.) c: 1.5 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.) d: 1.1 x 0.8 cm (7/16 x 5/16 in.) e: 1.2 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.) f: 1.2 x 0.5 cm (1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-151a-f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets