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Taweret

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom(?)


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna

Dimensions

Other: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.875

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Three Taweret figures of carnelian.

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