Amulet of Taweret

Egyptian


Object Place: Egypt, Tell Dafana

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.688

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Polished hematite, rudely cut, ring in top and incised pattern on back.

Provenance

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