Falcon Amulet

Period:
Late Old Kingdom–Early Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 8–12
Date:
ca. 2150–1950 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Southern Upper Egypt, Aswan (Syene)
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
H. 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.103.15
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Purchased by the Museum from E. Nassar, 1959.