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Butterfly amulet

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, mid–late
Date:
ca. 1900–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Senwosret (758), inside, Pit 756 upper east chamber C, MMA excavations, 1906–07
Medium:
Silver, carnelian, faience
Dimensions:
w. 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.307
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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