Amulet

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 642

Dimensions

Other: 2 x 1.6 cm (13/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3503

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Ivory “nt” sign and shapeless crystal pendant, with a shell.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 642. 1912-13: 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