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Amulet of a Female Sphinx

A work made of amethyst.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of amethyst.

Date:

Middle Kingdom, Dynasties 11–13 (about 2055–1650 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of a Female Sphinx

Origin

Egypt

Date

2055 BCE–1650 BCE

Medium

Amethyst

Dimensions

2.1 × 1.6 × 0.6 cm (13/16 × 5/8 × 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

X107

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