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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:
03.4.7
Not on view
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at Abydos. Received from the Egyptian government in the division of finds. Allotted to the Metropolitan Museum, 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: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 45.

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