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Bundle amulet

Late Old Kingdom–Early Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 8–12
ca. 2150–1950 B.C.
From Egypt; Said to be from Southern Upper Egypt, Aswan (Syene)
W. 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Purchased by the Museum from E. Nassar, 1959.

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