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Amulet of a feather

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Pale blue glaze, worn; feather with suspension ring in top.

Provenance

From Qantarah. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–343 B.C.

Findspot

Qantarah, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.7 x 1.5 cm (1 7/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.601

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets