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Headrest Amulet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Hematite
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 332-30 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26, or later
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 15/16 x 3/8 in. (1.6 x 2.5 x 0.9 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dark brown hematite amulet in the form of a headrest. The headrest is crescent-shaped with a rectangular plinth. Condition: Small chips; otherwise good.
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