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Amulet of a bird

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Gold sheet impression. Swallow or Wr.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre). 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Photo .C12904.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, 1st century B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.848

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets