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Shen amulet

Marbled blue and white glass shen with slightly concave surface.

Provenance

By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period, 30 B.C.–A.D. 364

Accession Number

1978.528

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets