Amulet of Taweret

Egyptian
650–600 B.C.


Dimensions

Other: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.689

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Hematite, ring at back and incised feather pattern. Front broken.

Provenance

From site of ancient town, Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 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