Amulet of Taweret
Object Place: Egypt, Tell Dafana
Other: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)
Not On View
Polished hematite, rudely cut, ring in top and incised pattern on back.
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.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription