Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Amulet in the form of a face

Period:
Late Old Kingdom–Early Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 8–12
Date:
ca. 2150–1950 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Ivory or bone
Dimensions:
H. 1.4 cm
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.100.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Purchased by the Museum from George Michailidis, Cairo, 1959, said by him to have been acquired from Guy Brunton.

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