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Amulet of a Serpent's Head

A work made of carnelian.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of carnelian.

Date:

Middle Kingdom–New Kingdom, Dynasties 12–20 (about 1985–1069 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of a Serpent's Head

Origin

Egypt

Date

1985 BCE–1069 BCE

Medium

Carnelian

Dimensions

2.9 × 1.3 × 1 cm (1 1/8 × 1/2 × 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1894.113

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