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Heart amulet

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Heart amulet: gold sheeting folded over so amulet is same on both sides and rounded, possibly two halves put together, trace of fold or joint.


From Egypt, Giza, pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room III. 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.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold sheeting


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets