Heh amulet

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S F 170

Dimensions

Length: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3772

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pectorals

Pectoral with a seated figure of Heh, the personification of “infinity,” holding the hieroglyph for “year” in each hand, in a frame of silver wire..

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag (S.F. / 170). 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