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Disk amulet

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This Middle Kingdom disk amulet was likely worn at the neck.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, tomb 140. December 5, 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 1980–1630 B.C.

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.2 cm

Accession Number

12.1247

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets