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Amulet of Taweret

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Polished hematite, rudely cut, ring in top and incised pattern on back.

Provenance

Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 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.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.688

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets