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Hippo amulet

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One faience hippo amulet, suspension ring at the back. Both sides reversed so the head faces left.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit 7929A; in debris. 1930 : 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 0.6 x 2.1 cm (11/16 x 1/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

30-12-36

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets