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Amulet

Medium:
Clay
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.1 x 4.1 cm (1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
Egypt
Topic:
Ptolemaic Dynasty (305 - 30 B.C.E.), Egypt, cobra, Bes, Ancient Egyptian Art, protection
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
305-30 B.C.E.
Period:
Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty
Accession Number:
F1907.437
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1907 Unidentified owner, Egypt, to 1907 [1] From 1907 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Egypt from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2318, as well as Reserved Pottery List, R. 5567, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. One of a lot of seventy-two fragments. [2] See note 1. [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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