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Sun disc amulet

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Amazonite. Sun's disc on rectangular plinth. Base chipped.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room VIII [Excav. date] April 28,1929: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1403

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets