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Amulet in Form of Heart

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Possible Place Collected: Thebes (Malkata), Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 11/16 x 7/16 x 7/8 in. (1.7 x 1.1 x 2.2 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Lawrence Coolidge and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, and the Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Glass amulets of heart shape. Dark blue opaque glass body with irregular white stripes. Heavy flat rim at top. Lugs flat and placed high on sides. Large lengthwise piercing. Condition: Intact. Rough work.
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