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Lunar-barque amulet

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Blue faience barque bearing the lunar symbols of the disc and crescent, with loop for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom or later, 1539–30 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.5 x 1.8 x 0.2 cm (9/16 x 11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.540

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets