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Amulet of a queen

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Bright blue-green glaze; dull color on upper body; standing figure of queen with right arm broken below elbow, and legs below knees; inscribed on support at back.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 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 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

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Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.562

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets