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Amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, pit VIII (G 7000 SW 8)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1 cm (7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2869

Medium or Technique

Blue glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This blue glass amulet has a head of a lionness on both sides and is pierced from top to bottom.

Provenance

From Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, pit VIII (G 7000 SW 8). 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition