Amulet of a Headrest

A work made of hematite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of hematite.

Date:

Late Period–Ptolemaic Period (7th –1st century BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of a Headrest

Origin

Egypt

Date

700 BC–1 BC

Medium

Hematite

Dimensions

3.5 × 5.7 × 2.2 cm (1 3/8 × 2 1/4 × 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, and Norman W. Harris

Reference Number

1894.708

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