Frog amulet

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 41

Dimensions

Height: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3596

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Green glazed steatite amulet in the form of a tiny, squatting frog with large eyes.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, SF 41. 1912: 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