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Crescent-shaped amulet

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada IIc–d2 (Gerzean) 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 128

Dimensions

Length: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3498

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Crescent-shape. Hole drilled in the center for suspension.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 128. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition