Counterpoise (menat) amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha, Body A, Tomb 23
Overall: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Menat counterpoise in a light green stone. One of sixty beads from the wrappings of a single mummy. (Body A, Tomb 23).
From Tell Nabasha, Tomb 23, body A. 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. (Accession date: January 1, 1887)
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