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Amulets and beads from Menkaure valley temple (1910): top row: five amulets: MFA 11.849 (scorpion ?), MFA 11.848 (Taweret), MFA 11.851 (fish), MFA 11.850 (turtle), MFA 11.864 (hippopotamus head ?), six barrel beads: __-__-__, __-__-__, __-__-__, MFA 11.867, __-__-__, __-__-__, six cylinder beads: MFA 11.858, MFA 11.856, MFA 11.859, MFA 11.857, MFA 11.861, MFA 11.860 second row: stand of beads: MFA 11.869; third row, left: cluster of five amulets: MFA 11.855 (foot), MFA 11.868 (upper left), MFA 11.883 (lower left), __-__-__ (upper right), MFA 11.878 (lower right); third row, center: MFA 11.846 (alabaster heart amulet); third row, right: cluster of six amulets: MFA 11.885 (upper left), MFA 11.854 (lower left), MFA 11.886 (upper center), MFA 11.876 (lower center), MFA 11.877 (upper right), MFA 11.866 (lower right); fourth row: stand of beads: MFA 11.873; bottom row, left: MFA 11.852 (barrel bead), MFA 11.847 (ear or nose ring); bottom row, right: cluster of six scarab beads: MFA 11.863, MFA 11.865, MFA 11.870, MFA 11.871, MFA 11.874, MFA 11.875

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_A418_NS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: Menkaure valley temple
  • Date
    May 1910
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: for those identified, identifications based on comparison with objects themselves; objects not registered (no registration records from this date); MFA accession numbers verified; Reisner reference verified
  • Photographer
    Prosser

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  • Prosser

    • Type Photographer
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