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Amulets

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 544 debris in A

Dimensions

Overall: largest 1.4 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.); Overall: smallest 0.7 x 0.5 cm (1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-136

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

These are three small, unidentifiable amulets. One is possibly a hand.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 544 debris in A. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition