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Amulet of heart or vase

Egyptian


Dimensions

Other: 2.9 x 2 cm (1 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.526

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bronze, solid, the ring at the top filled up. Incrustation largely removed.

Provenance

From Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription