Menat fragment

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1500–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sinai, Temple of Sarabit el Khadem

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 1 x 6 cm (1 15/16 x 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.196

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One fragment of the circular end of Menat with lotus designs in black on both sides.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sinai, the Temple of Sarabit el Khadem. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription