Nine Taweret Amulets

Period: Late Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty: Dynasty 12, late–17
Date: ca. 1850–1550 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, MMA Cemetery 800, Tomb MMA 840, pit in portico, MMA excavations, 1912–13
Medium: Silver rich in gold (electrum), plaster
Dimensions: Average of each H. 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); W. 0.7 cm (1/4 in.); D. 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1913
Accession Number: 13.180.4a–i

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