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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
544102

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