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Amulet case

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Length: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1789

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Copper; much corroded; horizontally ribbed; top broken.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription