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Amulet of a frog

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Stone; dark brown; fine-grained; roughly cut; figure of frog pierced lengthwise; good condition.

Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, Late Old Kingdom to Late Dynastic Period, 2323–343 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.9 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm (3/4 x 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.656

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets