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Plaque amulet

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Faience plaque amulet.

Provenance

From Dendara: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period, 30 B.C.–A.D. 364

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 2.7 x 0.6 cm (1 1/16 x 1 1/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.45932

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets