Amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dyn. 26–Hellenistic Period (Ptolema
664–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1665

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Green glaze. Squatting Cynocephalus on circular base.

Provenance

From Giza. 1927: 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