Eight amulets on a string

Egyptian, Egypt, Africa

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Late Period (688-330 BCE)

Faience, bronze, flax

Overall: 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6725

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 12.5, Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Virginia Herrmann, Winter 2014

ANTH 12.5, Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Virginia Herrmann, Winter 2014

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.

Provenance

Beatrice Braithwaite-Batty (1833-1933); given to the Museum and Art Gallery, Reading, England, 1927; sold to present collection, 1939.

Old Number

Reading Museum # 33-27

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