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Taweret amulet

Period:
Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
Date:
664–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H. 6.4 × W. 1.6 × D. 2.1 cm (2 1/2 × 5/8 × 13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1944
Accession Number:
44.4.26
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 134
The amulets 44.4.23-44.4.28 have a uniformity of size and detailing that constitutes a stylistic relationship. Possibly they were made in related workshops.
J. Pierpont Morgan Collection, acquired by him from Dikran Kelekian, Cairo, before 1913. Acquired by the Museum from the Estate of J. P. Morgan, 1944.

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