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Amulet of Taweret

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Hematite, ring at back and incised feather pattern. Front broken.

Provenance

From site of ancient town, Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 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, 650–600 B.C.

Dimensions

Other: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.689

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets