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Amulet of a Human Face

A work made of carnelian.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of carnelian.

Date:

Old Kingdom–First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 4–10 (about 2613–2055 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of a Human Face

Origin

Egypt

Date

2613 BCE–2055 BCE

Medium

Carnelian

Dimensions

0.5 × 1.3 × 1.1 cm (3/16 × 1/2 × 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1892.237

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