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Amulet of crown of Lower Egypt

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Crown- Lower Egypt. Faience, blue glaze slightly faded.

Provenance

From Giza: Street G 7510 Chapel. [Excav. date] Feb. 1, 1925. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dyn. 26–Hellenistic Period (Ptolema, 664–30 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1112

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets