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Amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris east of pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.2 x 1.2 cm (1/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2377

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small cylindrical piece of faience, broken, bored at top, green.

Provenance

From Giza, debris east of pyramid I-b. 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