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White crown amulet

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Faience, blue glaze. White crown amulet. Suspension ring on back.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room VIII. 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–Hellenistic Period, Ptolemaic Dynast, 664–30 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.1424

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets