Amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.5 x 0.9 x 0.55 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2625

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Upper part of Sakhmet amulet with flat back, bored through back of head, green.

Provenance

From Giza, south 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