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Amulet of a phallus

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Dark blue green glass veined with white. Pierced, end broken.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha (Am). 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887. (Accession date: June 1, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Object Place

Roman

Dimensions

Other: 2.1 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.769

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets