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Amulet of a hippo head

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.3690

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Black stone. Possibly part of field number 13-3-272 which describes a carnelian hippo heads from this provenance.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. S.F.166. 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