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Symbols of Regeneration: Nile Turtle Amulet

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Date: ca. 1991–1802 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Dendera (Dandara; Tentyra)
Medium: Rock crystal inlaid with amethyst, turquoise, lapis-lazuli, and red jasper
Dimensions: h. 1.6 cm (5/8 in); l. 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in); w. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in)
Credit Line: Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number: 26.7.1359

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