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Lizard amulet

Eyes and a mouth have been incised on the head of this lizard amulet. The two hind legs are missing as well as the suspension loop. There is also a fragment, possibly of a leg.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit 7632A. February 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 2.5 cm (3/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

25.2487

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets