Amulet of a leopard's head

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari, Temple of Mentuhotep

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.5 x 1.3 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

05.241

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue glaze, bored from top to bottom.

Provenance

From the Temple of Mentuhotep, Deir el-Bahari. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription