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Inscribed amulet

Green glazed faience plaque, oval in shape and pierced lengthwise. One side bears the name "Amenemhat" written vertically, without a cartouche. On the other side is inscribed "the good god, lord of the two lands," followed by an illegible cartouche.


By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12 (?), 1991–1783 B.C.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets