Amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, East of pyramid I-a

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 2.3 x 0.9 x 1.5 cm (7/8 x 3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2678

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Lower part of Taweret amulet, light green.

Provenance

From Giza, east of pyramid I-a. 1924: 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