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Amulet
Date Made/Found: 30 BC-395 AD
Material and Medium: Bone
Dimensions: Height 40mm; width 11mm
Place Object Found: Egypt
Department: Archaeology
Accession Number: EG128
This ancient Egyptian amulet is in the form of a hawk. People wore amulets as jewellery over their clothing and attached them to mummy wrappings after death for protection. Amulets came in many shapes, sizes and materials. Some, like scarab beetles, were linked to rebirth.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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