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Blue glaze; both sides inscribed in black. Grooves along the edges.

Provenance

From Dier-el-Bahari, Temple of Mentuhetep. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Deir El-Bahari, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 5.4 x 1 cm (1 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.2468

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets