Amulet fragment of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.7 x 0.9 cm (11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2542

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

End of amulet of a papyrus column (wadj), bored, round, green.

Provenance

From Giza, north 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