Amulet of a baboon

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1640

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Green glaze. Squatting Cynocephalus.

Provenance

From Giza. [Excav. date] Mar. 1927. 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