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Vulture Amulet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Gold
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 305-30 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 1/16 x 1 1/8 in. (1.3 x 0.1 x 2.9 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.792E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Sheet gold amulet in the form of a vulture with outstretched wings and claws. Details rendered by means of incised lines. On each wing is a folded over metal tab for suspension. Condition: Tabs crushed; some edges rough. Slightly bent.
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