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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, Dynasty 26 (664-525 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of a Headrest

Origin

Egypt

Date

664 BCE–525 BCE

Medium

Hematite

Dimensions

1.3 × 2.2 × 0.6 cm (1/2 × 7/8 × 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1894.942

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