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Vulture amulets

This is a group of two amulets in the shape of vultures, one complete and one incomplete, with a small loop on the back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 5481 A. 1940: 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: 0.7 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

40-5-12

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets