Tjes-Knot Amulet

Foundation deposit, amulet

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 22.3.258

Provenance

Description

Material(s) wood

Wooden tjes-knot amulet with an inscription in black ink. Length 14.0cm. 

Katarzyna Kapiec

History

Excavated by the H.E. Winlock (Metropolitan Museum of Art) in the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari (deposit B, group A) in 1920-1922. Gained by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1922 in the division of finds (Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness gift).

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