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Amulet of a vulture

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Gold leaf. Vulture in repoussé relief. Slightly damaged.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7112 mummy [Excav. date] Jan. 22, 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.921

Medium or Technique

Gold leaf

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets