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Amulet

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 132

Dimensions

Other: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3753

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is a fragmentary amulet of crouching dog. The hindquarters are missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF132. 1913: 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