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Heart (ib) amulet

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Blue glaze with black spots.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Accession Number

98.1117

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets