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Taweret

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom(?)


Dimensions

Other: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.874

Medium or Technique

Lapis, amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Three figures of Taweret, two of lapis and one of amazonite.

Provenance

From Semna: S 708. March 16, 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition