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Design amulet with a carved openwork back containing two cartouches of Middle Kingdom rulers. On the base is a floral cross pattern

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Provenance

From Semna, S 242. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: April 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1535

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets