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Amulet

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 95

Dimensions

Other: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3658

Medium or Technique

Turquoise

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is a tiny, carved mut vulture amulet.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 95. 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