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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 26–31 (664–332 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of a Headrest

Origin

Egypt

Date

664 BCE–332 BCE

Medium

Hematite

Dimensions

1.7 × 3.6 × 0.9 cm (5/8 × 1 3/8 × 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1894.192

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