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Amulet of a uraeus cobra

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1299

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold sheet. Impression. With wings and human head. (29.1294-1338 form a set).

Provenance

From Giza, G 7652A, Room lV [Excav. date] April 29, 1929. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: April 29, 1929)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition