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Amulet

Amulet

Works of Art (37)

Aegis of Sekhmet or Bastet, Third Intermediate Period and later (ca. 1070–332 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (10.130.2055)
Amulet (Mohara Ody), 20th century, Madagascar; Menabe, Sakalava peoples, Horn (buffalo), wood, glass, beads, fiber (1995.549)
Amulet case, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia, Silver, glass (2006.544.9)
Amulet, 11th century; Fatimid, Egypt, Ink on paper (1978.546.32)
Amulet, 6th century, Byzantine, from Egypt (?), Hematite amulet carved intaglio, with gilded silver mount (17.190.491)
Amulet, late 19th–early 20th century, Attributed to the Karakalpak tribe, present-day Uzbekistan, Silver, fire gilded with false granulation and twisted wire and beaded wire decoration, gilded and silver appliqués, chain-link and cone-shaped pendants with slightly domed and cabochon-cut carnelians and turquoise beads (2008.579.12)
Anubis, Dynasty 26–30 (ca. 688–332 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (04.2.151)
Baboon with a wedjet eye, Dynasty 26 (ca. 688–525 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (44.4.41)
Bes image, Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1070–712 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (26.7.878)
Bone figurine with articulated arms and legs, 3rd century B.C., Greek (11.212.43)
Cylinder seal and modern impression: hunting scene, 2250–2150 B.C.; late Akkadian period, Mesopotamia, Chert (41.160.192)
Djed pillar, Late Period (ca. 688–332 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (89.2.539)
Elephant, Late Naqada II (ca. 3650–3300 B.C.), Egyptian, Serpentine, bone (59.101.1)
Enkolpion: Cameo of an Archangel (Michael?), probably 14th century, Byzantine (Constantinople?), Sardonyx (40.20.58)
Fish, Dynasty 12–13 (ca. 1981–1640 B.C.), Egyptian; Lisht North, Tomb L847, Gold, beryl (09.180.1182)
Four strands of beads, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli (33.35.48)
Hand and foot amulets, Dynasty 5–8 (ca. 2465–2100 B.C.), Egyptian, Carnelian (foot: 10.130.2355; hand: 10.130.2358)
Head of a cobra, Dynasty 12–13 (ca. 1981–1640 B.C.), Egyptian; Lisht North, Carnelian (09.180.2455)
Heart amulets, Dynasty 18–19 (ca. 1550–1186 B.C.), Egyptian, Glass (10.130.1782)

Heart amulets, Dynasty 19–20 (ca. 1295–1070 B.C.), Egyptian, Agate (10.130.1804)
Hedgehog amulet on a string, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1981–1802 B.C.), Egyptian; Lisht North, Pit 995, Glazed steatite, reed (22.1.301)
Hippo's head, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1981–1802 B.C.), Egyptian, Beryl (10.130.2310)
Nepthysis, Horus, and Isis, Dynasty 26 (ca. 688–525 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (17.194.2444)
Panel, Abbasid period, early 9th century, Iraq, Takrit, Wood (teak), carved (33.41.1a–e)
Ram's-Head Amulet, Late Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 712–657 B.C., Egyptian/Nubian, Gold (1989.281.98)
Sa sign, Dynasty 11, reign of Mentuhotep II, ca. 2051–2000 B.C., Egyptian; Thebes, Mentuhotep Temple, North Triangular Court, Pit 23, Electrum, silver(25.3.253)
Scarab ring, Dynasty 12 (ca. 1981–1802 B.C.), Egyptian, Amethyst, copper (10.130.910)

Scarab with the name of Hatshepsut, early Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, ca. 1473–1458 B.C., Egyptian, Glazed steatite (27.3.206)

Heart scarab of Ruru, Dynasty 18–20 (ca. 1550–1070 B.C.), Egyptian, Dark green stone (10.130.1650)

Naturalistic scarab, Late Period–Ptolemaic Period (ca. 688–30 B.C.), Egyptian, Alabaster (15.43.136)
Sobek as a crocodile, early Ptolemaic Period (ca. 304–247 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (1989.281.96)
Stamp seal amulet of a seated woman, 3300–2900 B.C.; Late Uruk/Jemdet Nasr period, Iran or Mesopotamia, Rhodochrosite (1988.380.1)
Stamp seal with quadruped, 4500–3600 B.C.; Ubaid–Middle Gawra period, Syro/Cilicia or Anatolia, Chlorite (1984.175.15)
Standard in the shape of a palm, early 18th century, Iran, Silver with black inlay (1984.504.2)
Standing woman, 2nd century B.C.–3rd century A.D.; Parthian period, Possibly Ctesiphon, Mesopotamia, Alabaster (86.16.1)
Talisman Amulet (Ody), 20th century, Madagascar; South Malagasy, Merina, Wood, beads, hair, earth (1999.443)
Taweret, Late Period (ca. 712–332 B.C.), Egyptian, Faience (04.2.365)
Turtle Amulet (Yawiige), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire or Burkina Faso; Senufo or Tussian, Copper alloy (1978.412.498)
Tyet sign, early Dynasty 18 (ca. 1550–1458 B.C.), Egyptian; Abydos, Cemetery D, Tomb 33, Jasper (00.4.39)
Wedjet eye, Ptolemaic Period (ca. 304–30 B.C.), Egyptian, Gold (23.2.68)
Weight: Sword, 18th–19th century, Ghana; Akan, Brass (1994.312.7)

Weight: Fly Whisk, 18th–19th century, Ghana; Akan, Brass (1994.312.8)

Weight: Amulet, 18th–19th century, Ghana; Akan, Brass (1994.312.10)