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Snake head amulet

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Fragment of serpent head, 29.1214-1246 make a set. Incised details. Hieroglyphs on body.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room IV [Excav. date] April 29, 1929. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–343 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Length x Width x Depth: 1.2 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1235

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets