Amulet of a bird

Egyptian
Late Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.920

Medium or Technique

Gold leaf

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold leaf. Swallow in repoussé relief.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7112 mummy [Excav. date] Jan 22, 1925. 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