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Lion head amulet

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–18
Date:
ca. 1981–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Beryl
Dimensions:
H. 0.7 cm (1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.180.2451
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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