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Double feather amulets

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Three double feather amulets: one well made, two roughly made.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room 5. 1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2661

Medium or Technique

Steatite, green stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets