Amulet of a votive ear
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes (Deir el-Bahari)
Height x width: 4.3 x 2.3 cm (1 11/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Votive ear (amulet) of blue glazed faience. Right ear, pierced in lobe. This may be for suspension as a pectoral or ex voto, or for application as an ornament.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari. Excavated for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession date: October 11, 1906.)
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