Amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, East of Pyr. I-b

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 2.6 x 0.8 x 1.1 cm (1 x 5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2446

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of Taweret, with arms holding emblems. Pedestal at back, head missing, green.

Provenance

From Giza, East of Pyr. 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