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Tyet amulet

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Blue glazed tyet amulet. A type of amulet known as the tyet consists of an open, knotted loop of cloth from which hangs a long sash flanked by a pair of loops. These amulets were closely associated with the goddes Isis and her protective powers. From the New Kingdom on, Egyptians and later...

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Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Accession Number

RES.62.126

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets