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Frog amulet

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One frog amulet

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1974: collection of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer; 1974: given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer. (Accession date: January 8, 1975)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1974.580

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets