Disk amulet

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
1980–1630 B.C.


Dimensions

Diameter: 3.2 cm

Accession Number

12.1247

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This Middle Kingdom disk amulet was likely worn at the neck.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, tomb 140. December 5, 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition