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Set of amulets

Group of amulets mounted in the order in which they were found on a mummy. Green glazed amulets: six djed pillars / two falcon headed dieties / one frog / one triad / one finger ring / one ba-bird / two scarabs (one small, one large) / two female human figures / one cylinder / one large flat...

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From Tell Nabasha, Tomb 23. 1887: Excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 27–30, 525–332 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Tell Nabasha, Egypt


Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets