Amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 253 C

Dimensions

a: 1.4 x 1.2 x 0.6 cm (9/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.) b: 1 x 0.8 x 0.4 cm (3/8 x 5/16 x 3/16 in.) d: 1.4 x 0.8 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 5/16 x 3/16 in.) e: 0.9 x 0.6 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 1/4 x 1/8 in.) f: 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.3 cm (1/4 x 1/4 x 1/8 in.) g: 1.2 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm (1/2 x 3/16 x 3/16 in.) h: 0.7 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm (1/4 x 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-326

Medium or Technique

Faience, brown stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is a group of:
a) one faience heh amulet with a ring for suspension on the back
b) one faience head of bat amulet pierced horizontally for suspension
d) one faience unidentifiable fragment of an amulet pierced for suspension
e) one faience eye of Horus (wedjat)  amulet, pierced for suspension
f) one faience unidentifiable amulet with a ring for suspension on the back
g) one faience leg amulet pierced for suspension
h) one tiny brown stone seated male figure amulet with a ring for suspension on the back

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 253 C. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition