Fragment of a menat amulet

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara, Animal Catacombs

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 5.1 x 2.2 x 0.7 cm (2 x 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1113

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of menat amulet (shaft portion) with surface decorated with incised geometric design.

Provenance

From Dendara, animal catacombs. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription