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Amulet of a leopard's head

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Blue glaze, bored from top to bottom.

Provenance

From the Temple of Mentuhotep, Deir el-Bahari. 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, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Object Place

Deir el-Bahari, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.5 x 1.3 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

05.241

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets