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Amulet in the Shape of a Heart

Period:
Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–30
Date:
664–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Dark green stone
Dimensions:
H. 1.8 cm (11/16 in.); W. 1.5 cm ( 9/16 in.); Th. 0.6cm (1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Darius Ogden Mills, 1904
Accession Number:
04.2.69
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Collection of Judge Elbert E. Farman, formed when he was U.S. consul general in Egypt 1876–84. Donated to the museum by Darius Ogden Mills, New York, in 1904.

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