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Baboon amulet

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Osiris Temple, Chamber M69, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations, 1902–03
Medium:
Faience
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
03.4.5
Not on view
Egypt Exploration Fund excavations at Abydos, 1902-03. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Acquired by the Museum through subscription to the EEF, 1903.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 45.

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