Falcon amulet

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 627

Dimensions

Other: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.3525

Medium or Technique

Crystal

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Crude form; crystal.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 627. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition