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Ba bird amulet

One crude but complete ba bird amulet.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 240 debris. 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

Other: 1.3 x 1 x 0.5 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-279

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets