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Archeological Object

Amulet (n. cat. 66008)


Amulet  in the shape of a tooth. The ivory is decorated with incised lines: at the bottom there is a motif consisting of five lines that continue in two parallel lines disposed diagonally. On the opposite side has a deep groove; at the same level there is a hole for hanging the object.

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: inv. 66008
Precedenti_localizzazioni (Label is not translated)
  Provenance: Unknown
Place of discovery
  Place of discovery:


  Definizione: Amulet
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Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: Naqada I - Naqada II
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Ivory
  Length: 6,7
  Varie: Conservation status: good

2005-2007, Cappozzo M., “La collezione Egizia del Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico Luigi Pigorini”, in Bullettino di Paletnologia Italiana, Vol. 96, p. 161, scheda 75, tav. VIII.