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Nephthys Amulet

Late Period
Dynasty 26–30
664–332 B.C.
From Egypt
Greenish crystaline stone
H. 1.8 × W. 1 cm (11/16 × 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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