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Amulet

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/500

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1312

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small faience amulet of a head (Osiris?) with wig and crown.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/500. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition