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Amulet, Taweret

Period:
Old Kingdom–Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 6–12
Date:
ca. 2649–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
H. 1.9 × W. 1.1 × D. 0.5 cm (3/4 × 7/16 × 3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.2387
Not on view
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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