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Butterfly amulet

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12, mid–late
ca. 1900–1802 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Senwosret (758), inside, Pit 756 upper east chamber C, MMA excavations, 1906–07
Silver, carnelian, faience
w. 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
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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