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Amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
about 500 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 7.2 x 1.9 x 2.8 cm (2 13/16 x 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1995.729

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wooden figure of a jackal-heared god holding a djed pillar. Arms and hands missing.

Provenance

1995: purchased by the MFA from Charles Ede, Ltd., London,

(Accession date: November 15, 1995)

Credit Line

William Stevenson Smith Fund