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Heart amulet

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Gold sheet. Outline only, no relief.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room VII. 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, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.859

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets