Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker
First Millennium BCE (1000 BCE-1 CE)
Overall: 1 1/8 × 5/16 in. (2.8 × 0.8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW
Place Made: Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa
1000 BCE-1 CE
Personal Symbol: Amulet
Not on view
Carol Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt. London, 1994.
Collected by Mary Maynard Hitchcock (1834-1887) and Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), in Egypt (possibly from a dealer in Alexandria or Cairo), about 1867-68; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.
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