Amulet of a falcon

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1036

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Made in two pieces; front relief; back flat.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed). M/30
1910: 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