Hare Amulet

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker


First Millennium BCE (1000 BCE-1 CE)


Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Maribel Davis Pratt, Class of 1906W



Place Made: Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa


1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Research Area

Ancient Egypt


Not on view

Course History

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Fall 2019

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Fall 2019

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Fall 2019

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Publication History

Howard Farrant, The Pratt Collection of Egyptian Amulets in the Baker Library at Dartmouth College, The Department of Art & Archaeology, Hanover, New Hampshire: Barker Library Press, 1943.

Howard Farrant, The Pratt Collection of Egyptian Amulets, Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth Publications, 1964.


Collected by Ralph Huntington Blanchard (1875-1936) proprietor of Blanchard’s Egyptian Museum, Sharia Kamel, Cairo, Egypt; purportedly "given" by R. H. Blanchard to Maribel (Mara-Belle) Davis Carroll (1886-1962) in Cairo, Egypt, about 1907-1910; (The donor was the wife of the journalist Raymond G. Carroll, 1878-1943, from 1907 until 1920, the same year she married Elon Graham Pratt, 1883-1964); in the collection of Maribel Davis Carroll Pratt, New York, New York, about 1907-1930; given to Dartmouth College, 1930 (at the suggestion of her second husband, Elon Graham Pratt, Class of 1906); catalogued by present collection, 1962.

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