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Amulets

These are six amulets as follows: c) 3 hawks, beryl e) squatting ape h) hippo head and one broken amulet that can not for sure be matched up with the Object Register but is possibly: f) squatting ape.

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, Tomb S.F.5110 B: 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

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.) length largest bead

Accession Number

23-11-482

Medium or Technique

Faience, beryl

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets