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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Amulet of a dog
Date Made:2300-2100 BCE (Late Old Kingdom or First Interdemiate Period)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Green faience
Place Made:Africa; Asia; Egypt
Measurements:: 1/4 x 3/8 in.; .635 x .9525 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1910.10.21.A.K
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Amulet in shape of standing, short-legged dog with long hair; pierced horizontally for suspension.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; religion; jewelry; animals; dogs

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