Falcon amulet

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 0.7 cm (7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3499c

Medium or Technique

Stone

On View

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

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Transparent green stone.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 128. 1912–13: 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