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Amulet of a recumbent ram

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This very schematic pale blue faience amulet represents a recumbent, possibly mummified, ram lying on a flat base. There is a suspension ring on the back.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7510 B, Chamber. January 24, 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.3 x 2.1 cm (1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1090

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets