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Amulet of trussed ox

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This is one of two red jasper trussed ox amulets with this field number.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room VIII [Excav. date] April 28, 1929. 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 26, 664–525 B.C

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1396

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets