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Amulet of a scorpion

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Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave 302. 1910-11:excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.) height

Accession Number

11.2742

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets