- Middle Kingdom
- Dynasty 11
- ca. 2051–1981 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep II, North Triangular Court, Pit 23 (tattooed woman), MMA excavations, 1922–23
- Silver, electrum
- H. 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in); w. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in); th. 0.1 cm (1/16 in)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1925
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 105
This "sa" amulet was found in the same tomb with a "seweret" bead (25.3.252) and a wooden box (25.3.255a–c). The "sa" amulet extends protection to the wearer, whether in life or death.