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Amulet of a finger

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Gold sheet. Outline only, no relief.

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 .B7637.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.850

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets