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Menat fragment

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Fragment of faience menat. Faded green glaze, incised inscription filled in with blue glaze. Two holes bored at the top for double suspension. Broken off diagonally at the bottom.

Provenance

From Sinai, Temple of Sarabit el-Khadim. 1905: Egypt Exploration Fund Collection; 1905: Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund to the MFA.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Sinai, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 7.2 x 4.2 x 1 cm (2 13/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.160

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets