Amulet fragment of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of G I-b

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.7 x 1.4 cm (1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2581

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

This is the end of a green amulet of a papyrus column (wadj).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b (G I-a boat pit). 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