Amulet of a baboon

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b, St. G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2437

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Baboon amulet, dark green color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b, St. G 7000. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition